Carrion Crow Corvus corone



The bears the name of . The binomial name is derived from the Latin Corvus, “Raven”, and Greek corone, “crow”.As well as the subspecies of the Hooded Crow being split off as a separate species, there is some discussion whether the eastern race of the Carrion Crow, orientalis is distinct enough to warrant specific status; the two taxa are well separated, and it has been proposed they could have evolved independently in the wetter, maritime regions at the opposite ends of the Eurasian landmass.

Factsheet: Carrion Crow Corvus corone (LC)

 

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