fish crow (Corvus ossifragus)
CONFIRMATION STATUS: Confirmed.
Length: 15 inches
Entirely black plumage
American crow is very similar but has different call. Common raven is
larger with wedge-shaped tail and different call.
Migration Status: Short distance migrant
Breeding Habitat: N/A
Nest Location: Mid-story/canopy nesting
Nest Type: N/A
Clutch Size: 4-5
Length of Incubation: 16-18 days
Days to Fledge: 21+
Number of Broods: 1
Diet: Mostly fruit and seeds; lesser quantities of insects, carrion,
SKY MEADOWS DISTRIBUTION/SEASONAL OCCURRENCE
Relative abundance and seasonal occurrence are indicated in red below.
C - Common: Likely to be present in good numbers in appropriate habitat and season.
U - Uncommon: May be present in appropriate habitat and season, often in low
O - Occassional: Found in appropriate habitat perhaps only a few times per season,
sometimes low numbers.
R - Rare: May not be recorded every year.
Acc - Accidental: Recorded once or twice, may not be expected again for a long time.
Sp - Spring: March, April, May U
Su - Summer: June, July, August U
Fall: September, October, November U
Winter: December, January, February R
Crooked Run Valley