Bird fights are the most interesting fights we’d all love to watch. In this article well talk more about crows and ravens. You’ll get to know more about these birds and also get to know in case they fought who would win- Raven vs Crow So..let’s get started.
Crows and ravens difference and comparison
You might be wondering what’s the difference between the crows and ravens. But actually, there’s no real distinction between “crows and ravens”. The names have been assigned to the birds chiefly on the basis of the size of the birds. both birds actually belong to the same genus Corvus. The genus Corvous is a collection of widely distributed medium sized birds. they are all black in color but have slight differences in sizes. The crows are generally smaller than the Ravens.
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So based on the difference in size let’s take a look at the crows.
There are about 40 species of crows and all have different sizes. The American crow has a length of 40 -53 cm and has a weight of 320 g – 620 g. The fish crow has a length of around 48 cm and has a weight of about 280 g. Crows are known for their amazing intelligence. Research has also shown that crows teach other crows to recognize human beings as their predator.
Crows will be found in almost any place in the world. They will prefer open areas and will be commonly found on tidal flats orchards savannas and agricultural fields. They will avoid forest areas because they will more vulnerable to predators.
What do Crows eat?
Most crows are omnivorous meaning they will eat almost anything. Their diet will mostly comprise of insects grains fruits worms and even other birds. Some will even feed on carrion. They have been known to damage farmers crops in most parts of the world. they are also notorious for consuming other birds eggs.
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Ravens, as mentioned above, is the big size version of the crows. They also have heavier bills and hoarser voices. The largest raven is the common raven which measures 63 cm ( 25 inches ) and has a weight of 1.2 kgs.
Apart from the size, the Ravens are quite different when it comes to their social life the crows you’ll notice the Ravens tend to travel in pairs while the crows travel in large groups.
How do crows and ravens defend themselves?
Crows and raven have very robust and sharp claws. They are also highly aggressive. Their large size especially the ravens is very useful when attacking or defending themselves against their prey. Most of their predators will include foxes, wolves and cats. However, they are rarely caught, thanks to their intelligence which enables them to evaluate situations and keep away from predators.
Crows and the Ravens have a similar reproduction. They will build their nests on tall sturdy trees, then lay about 5 eggs. The eggs have a light green color. The male and female will join together and sit on the eggs for18 days, after which the eggs will hatch. And after 35 days the babies are ready to leave the nest.
Ravens vs crows fight comparison- who will win?
Normally crows gang up to drive the Ravens away probably because the raven might start preying on them. Though a fight between this two is uncommon since they belong to the same family, but you can easily tell that the Ravens can easily win this fight. The Ravens are larger than the crows and possibly even smarter. They will easily fight the crows since they have a smaller size than they have.
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