Australian Raven cawing in a gum tree

Australian Ravens are big birds, a gorgeous blue-black in colour, with feathery beards and blue-circled eyes. This one was perched high in a gum tree, calling its haunting cry: “Ah ah ah aaaaaoooow”.

Common name: Australian Raven

Scientific name: Corvus coronoides

Approximate length: 50 cm

Date spotted: Sunday 27 October 2013

Season: Spring

Location: Manly Dam Reserve, New South Wales, Australia

Latitude/longitude: -33.782572,151.255698


About Sarah Maddox

Technical writer, author and blogger in Sydney

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