Bismarck crow

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Bismarck crow
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Corvus
Species: C. insularis
Binomial name
Corvus insularis
Heinroth, 1903

The Bismarck crow (Corvus insularis) is a species of crow found on New Britain and nearby islands. It was considered by many authorities to be a subspecies of the Torresian crow (C. orru), but is now treated as a distinct species.[1][2]


  1. ^ Dutson, G.; Gregory, P.; Boles, W. (2011). "Bismarck Crow Corvus (orru) insularis warrants species status". Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club. 131 (3): 204–206. 
  2. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David (eds.). "Crows, mudnesters & birds-of-paradise". World Bird List Version 6.1. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 27 January 2016.