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Old Saturday 16th May 2020, 15:44   #1
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Crow or Raven?

This is one that always gets me! I know a Raven is bigger but can never decide if its big enough for a raven haha. So if anyone can help with this that would be great.

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Old Saturday 16th May 2020, 15:55   #2
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Old Saturday 16th May 2020, 18:57   #4
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Although often not well visible (distance), this aspect is important for Raven: two-thirds of the mandible are feathered; if less, no Raven! There is also more leg-covering, even more difficult to see! Crows can be quite different in size, due to sex and age. Of course, sound is always decisive.
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Of course, sound is always decisive.
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And so is the shape of the tail (not shown in your photo).
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