French: Corneille de Cuba German: Kubakrähe Spanish: Cuervo cubano
Cuba, I of Pines, and Turks and Caicos Is (mainly Providenciales, North Caicos, Middle Caicos).
40–42 cm; 330–510 g. A moderate-sized crow with upturned nasal bristles that do not cover nostrils; relatively long bill. Plumage is deep black with slight blue-... read more
Vocalizations quite musical, and less nasal and abrupt than those of C. palmarum. Ringing... read more
Forests and woodlands, including villages and towns with substantial tree cover. Uses edges and... read more
Food and feeding
Omnivorous. Feeds in trees and on ground on invertebrates, fruits and berries. Formal dietary studies lacking. Often observed in small,... read more
Season Mar–Jul. Nest a coarse stick platform lined with dry grasses, feathers and other soft materials, placed in palm, among tree... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Common to locally abundant. Often persecuted by man, and may have been reduced in numbers as extensive forests have been cleared. Use of partially... read more
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