Australian Raven
Same Nearly Fledgling testing Wings
Australian Raven
Juvenile, under wing
Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Crow (Corvidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Australian Raven (Corvus coronoides)
This Photo:     Juvenile, back

Thank you David Muirhead & Alanna Alley for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), 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 © 2013-2024 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 08-May-2013
This species is classed as NT (Near Threatened) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)