Raven

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For other uses, see Raven (disambiguation).
Common Ravens
Chihuahuan raven
Fan-tailed raven
Australian raven

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. Most species have dark brown irises but a few in Australia have white irises. The largest raven species are the Common raven and the Thick-billed raven. The smallest species are the Little raven, Fan-tailed raven and Chihuahuan raven. There are 4 larger species, 5 smaller species, 2 extinct species and 1 known extinct subspecies.

Larger species are:

Smaller species are:

Extinct:

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

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