More similar to C. niger than to C. hybrida, but closely related to both; has apparently hybridized with C. niger. Monotypic.
NW Italy and C & E Europe E through Siberia, Transbaikalia and N Mongolia to SE Russia (Amurland) and adjacent NE China; has apparently bred in New Zealand. Winters in Africa, and from S Asia to New Guinea, Australia and New Zealand.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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