Common Raven

Black raven cawing from a rocky perch
Common Raven. NPS.

Quick Facts
Type: Bird

Diet: Omnivore: Berries, seeds, reptiles, small mammals, birds

Average lifespan: 21 years

Average size: Length: 21–26 in.; Wingspan: 45–50 in.

Average weight: 2–4 lb.

Did You Know?
Ravens are extremely intelligent. They have been known to make toys, mimic human speech, and even play dead beside carcasses to dissuade other ravens from eating their food.

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Common Raven

Last updated: November 9, 2018