Fish Crow

Fish Crow

Water-loving, intelligent, social relative of the American Crow.  Common along coast and waterways in the East; also in urban and agricultural areas.  Large, all black with a heavy bill; distinct “rowing” flight style. Slightly smaller than American Crow but best separated by more nasal voice; may be in mixed flocks with American Crows.  Omnivorous, and often predate other birds’ nests.  Nest built by female, often on top of a tree.  Lifespan up to 14 years.  Population ~ 450,000 and increasing; endemic to the US.  

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January 23, 2015