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Species Details

Common Name Raven
Scientific Name Corvus corax
Species Group Birds Corvids
Status Occasional
Interest Level
3
Visabile
  • 01 - January
  • 02 - February
  • 03 - March
  • 04 - April
  • 05 - May
  • 06 - June
  • 07 - July
  • 08 - August
  • 09 - September
  • 10 - October
  • 11 - November
  • 12 - December
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A distinctive 'croak-croak' call from above

Identification Notes
  • Much the largest of the crow family with a large, powerful beak
  • Once scarce in Dorset but now not uncommon along the coastal cliffs and also now further inland
  • Usually seen in flight, rarely on the ground, they are masters of aerobatic displays, especially in spring 
Primary Habitat
Preferred Environment
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Additional Identification Notes
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