Corvus corax

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Noun1.Corvus corax - large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tailCorvus corax - large black bird with a straight bill and long wedge-shaped tail
corvine bird - birds of the crow family
genus Corvus, Corvus - type genus of the Corvidae: crows and ravens
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The common raven Corvus corax is the most widespread member of the Corvidae Family in the world [16].
Individuos de Corvus corax fueron registrados dentro del PNLM (Fig.
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From your description 'bigger than a crow or rook', I would opt for a raven belonging to the family Corvus corax as popularly regarded as a bird of ill-omen.
The common raven, Corvus corax, is the largest-bodied passerine and one of the most globally widespread bird species (Boatman and Heinrich 1999).
corvus corax - a single dot in the calligraphy of this wind and a stone thrown in a bowl of water as the sign it's time to leave .
One is Corvus corax subcorax, the "Punjab Raven," which occurs in the northwest and west of the subcontinent and as far east across the northern plains as Delhi.
Winter foraging at carcasses by three sympatric corvids, with emphasis on recruitment by the Raven, Corvus corax.
It was successful in 50 bird species; in 16 of those (Alopochen aegyptiacus, Ara severus, Aratinga acuticaudata, Bucorvus leadbeateri, Cereopsis novaehollandiae, Columba arquatrix, Corvus corax, Corvus frugilegus, Cyanoliseus patagonus, Guttera plumifera, Lamprotornis superbus, Milvus milvus, Neophron percnopterus, Ocyphaps lophotes, Podiceps cristatus, and Poicephalus senegalus), it was carried out for the first time by using molecular markers and polymerase chain reaction.