French: Corneille de Jamaïque German: Jamaikakrähe Spanish: Cuervo jamaicano
J. F. Gmelin, 1788,
See C. nasicus (above). Monotypic.
35–38 cm; two birds 336 g and 339 g. Smallest and dullest Caribbean crow; body plumage loose and soft, nostrils of some individuals fully exposed. Has head, face and... read more
Remarkably variable, especially jabbering outbursts, which are frequent in social gatherings and... read more
Wet limestone forests, mountain pastures, wooded hills and open parkland, including landscapes with... read more
Food and feeding
Omnivorous. Consumes variety of fruits, e.g. bitterwood (Picrasmas excelsia), pimento (Pimenta pimenta), soursop (... read more
Poorly known. Presumed solitary nester in exclusive territory. Nest high in tree or possibly in natural cavity. No information on season,... read more
No information. Appears sedentary and territorial during breeding season, but may wander in small... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Jamaica EBA. Locally common and perhaps expanding range in Westmoreland and Manchester; common... read more
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