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Common Raven
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Corvus (partim)

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A raven is one of several larger-bodied members of the genus Corvus. They have black plumage and large beaks. In Europe the word "raven" normally refers to the Common Raven.

Species are:


Nest of Common Raven in tree
Common Ravens at the Tower of London

Smaller-bodied species in the genus Corvus include the crows, jackdaws, and the rook.

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