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What is the difference between a crow and a raven?

This is one of the most common questions we hear at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Download the identification packet so that you will be able to recognize the differences between these look-alike species. 

The packet includes:

  • Images of Common Raven, Chihuahuan Raven, American Crow, and Fish Crow so that you can compare size and view from flight
  • Tips to help you recognize each species
  • Sounds for each bird--can you hear the difference between a "caw," an "aww," and a "kraaa"?

Fill out the information at right to download the packet now.

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Download the ID packet