Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Crows, Jays and Magpies :: House Crow

House Crow Corvus splendens

Described by: Vieillot (1817)
Alternate common name(s): Indian Crow, Gray-necked Crow, Grey-necked Crow, Colombo Crow
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Eilat, Israel - Mar, 2001 © Alain Fossé  Eilat, Israel - Mar, 2001 © Alain Fossé  Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Kashmir, India - Date unknown © Dr. Bakshi Jehangir  Muscat, Oman - Oct 24, 2004 © Aurélien Audevard  Muscat, Oman - Oct 24, 2004 © Aurélien Audevard 
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(1) Coastal s. Iran and w. Pakistan (Baluchistan) to nw. India, Himalayas.
(2) India.
(3) Sri Lanka.
(4) Laccadive Is. and Maldive Is.
(5) S. Tibet, sw. China (Yunnan), Burma, and c. Thailand.
Introduced to Zanzibar Is., Djibouti, Egypt, n. Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Tanzania, Mozambique, South Africa, Arabia, Mauritius, and Malaya.
Breeding populations have been established at least in Sudan, Djibouti, Yemen, Kenya, South Africa (small populations in Cape Flats and Durban), the Seyclelles, and Mascarene Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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