French: Corbeau calédonien German: Geradschnabelkrähe Spanish: Cuervo de Nueva Caledonia
no locality = Balab, New Caledonia.
Introduced on Maré, in Loyalty Is.
40–43 cm; male 280–355 g, female 225–330 g. Medium-sized, rather long-tailed crow with throat feathers fine and hair-like, short bill is somewhat conical... read more
Hoarse, high-pitched cawing notes, soft and drawn out or loud and staccato. There is a large-... read more
Forest, woodland, savanna and plantations.
Food and feeding
Omnivorous, feeding on adult and larval insects, also fruits, nuts, seeds, flowers, small birds, eggs, snails, carrion and other edible... read more
Season Sept–Jan. Nest a bowl of sticks lined with rootlets, diameter 19 cm, egg-cup 4·5 cm deep, placed c. 8 m above ground on... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in New Caledonia EBA. Fairly common. Although it takes eggs and chicks of domestic poultry, this... read more
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