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34-38cm. A small Crow:
Sexes similar, juveniles duller than adults.
 Similar species
Very similar to Tamaulipas Crow but with a somewhat longer tail. Ranges don't overlap.
Endemic to northwestern Mexico from south Sonora to southwest Nayarit.
This is a monotypic species.
Seashore, semi-desert, open woodlands, river banks and hills up to 300 metres or more. It is very common around coastal towns and villages.
It forages on the ground for food and the diet includes small shellfish, crabs, and insects. Fruits of many types are also taken, as are eggs and nestlings when opportunity arises.
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