French: Corneille à tête brune German: Braunkopfkrähe Spanish: Cuervo cabecipardo
G. R. Gray
Dorey, New Guinea; error = Aru Islands, New Guinea
West Papuan Is (Gemien and Waigeo), coastal NW New Guinea (locally from lower Mamberamo R E to Nimbokrang area), and Aru Is.
45 cm. Medium-sized crow with massive, strongly arched bill, and short tail squared at end; nasal bristles parted at forehead; throat feathers bristly, and breast feathers... read more
Deep, harsh cawing notes, either staccato and disyllabic (or perhaps antiphonal) or drawn out;... read more
Lowlands and foothills, in rainforest and mangroves. Usually deep in primary forest, occasionally... read more
Food and feeding
Feeds on fruits. Forages singly, in pairs and occasionally in small flocks in forest canopy. Gleans in foliage.
No information, but probably sedentary.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near-threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Aru Islands EBA, Northern Papuan lowlands EBA and West Papuan lowlands EBA... read more
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