Australian Raven
Juvenile, back
Ellura
Australian Raven
Juvenile, Attacked by Willie Wagtails
 
    
Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Crow (Artamidae)
Species: Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides)
This Photo:     Juvenile, under wing

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
A great laugh to hear the call trailing off. Sounds like it's falling out of the sky.
A large black bird with pale eye.
You can see our Juveniles have brown eyes, instead of the adult's white eyes.

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 05-Sep-2014
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)