French: Corneille du Sinaloa German: Sinaloakrähe Spanish: Cuervo sinaloense
L. I. Davis
Escuinapa, Sinaloa, Mexico
NW Mexico on Pacific slope from S Sonora S to SW Nayarit.
34–38 cm; two birds 229 g and 258 g. A small, slender, glossy crow with relatively small bill. Entire plumage is black with rich purple, blue and green gloss; iris dark... read more
Little known. A clear, gentle, harmonically structured "ceow", most similar to that of... read more
Coastal lowlands, open and semi-open woodlands, thorn-forest, shrublands with saguaro-like ... read more
Food and feeding
Omnivorous. Feeds in intertidal zone on marine invertebrates, including crabs (Decapoda) and shellfish. Elsewhere feeds on ground and in... read more
Poorly known. In Sonora, nest-building from late May to early Jun, nestlings usually present in early Jul (after start of mid-Jun summer... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Restricted-range species: present in North-west Mexican Gulf Slope EBA. Locally abundant; has small range of c. 80 x 800 km, diverging from coast in... read more
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