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For other uses, see Raven (disambiguation).
Common Raven
One of the earliest studies of a Raven by Muhammad ibn Muhammad Shakir Ruzmah-'i Nathani.

A raven is one of several larger-bodied members of the genus Corvus. Most have black plumage and large beaks but their plumage can differ slightly in some species. In Europe and North America 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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