Common Raven

Common Raven in the snow at Hidden Valley.
Common Raven in the snow at Hidden Valley.

NPS Photo / Rachel Ames

Size: 22-27”
Description: Glossy black overall with a heavy, thick beak.
Migratory Status: Year-round residents of Rocky Mountain National Park.
Habitat: Can be seen in all areas of the Park but prefer more open areas including grasslands, shrublands and riparian areas. Usually nest on cliffs.
Diet: Eat a variety of foods including carrion, small mammals, grains and berries.

Last updated: June 20, 2018

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