Species of Thailand
Binomial name: Corvus splendens, Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot, 1817
The House Crow (Corvus splendens), also known as the Colombo Crow is a common bird of the Crow family that is of Asian origin but now found in many parts of the world, where they arrived assisted by shipping. It is between the Jackdaw and the Carrion Crow in size (40 cm in length) but is relatively slimmer than either. The forehead, crown, throat and upper breast are a richly glossed black, whilst the neck and breast are a lighter grey-brown in colour. The wings, tail and legs are black. There are regional variations in the thickness of the bill and the depth of colour in areas of the plumage.
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- Corvus splendens
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
- Hat Noppharat Thara - Mu Ko Phi Phi National Park
- Khao Phra Thaeo Wildlife Sanctuary
- Khao Sok National Park
- Khura Buri District, Phang Nga
- Ko Lanta National Park
- Ko Samui District, Surat Thani
- Mueang Krabi District, Krabi
- Mueang Phuket District, Phuket
- Sathing Phra District, Songkhla
- Si Racha District, Chonburi
- Similan Islands
- Sirinat National Park
- Tarutao National Marine Park
- Thalang District, Phuket
- Than Sadet - Koh Pha-Ngan National Park
Range map of Corvus splendens in Thailand
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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.
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