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  Corvus splendens
  Family Name : Corvidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : House Crow

 
  • Description
    • Description :
      Overall black with greyish on neck and breast.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Frequents human environments, where it scavenges for garbage and edible leftovers.
      Habitats :
      Urban
      Nature Reserves :
      Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Bukit Batok Nature Park, Fort Canning Park, Istana Park, Pasir Ris Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens, West Coast Park
      Nature Areas :
      Pulau Ubin
  • Conservation
    • Trends & Threats :
      In 1903, it was introduced in Selangor to combat insect pests in coffee plantations but is now regarded as a pest. 
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Exotic / Introduced
      Conservation Status :
      Common
  • References
    • Strange, S. & Jeyarajasingam, A. 1993. Birds: A photographic guide to the birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Singapore: Sun Tree Publishing (S'pore) Pte Ltd. 258pp 

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