Forest Raven Corvus tasmanicus
Forest Raven, Mt. Wellington, Hobart, Tasmania, February 2006 - click for larger image Australia
February / April 2006

The Forest Raven is distributed in Tasmania, where it is the only crow, along the southern coast of Victoria and in north-east New South Wales. It is found in a variety of habitats from forest to scrub and farmland.

Forest Raven, Wilson's Promintory, Victoria, Australia, April 2006 - click for larger image It is noted for having the most massive bill and the shortest tail of any Australian crow while its call is deep and slow.

There is an excellent table to help identify the sometimes tricky Australian crows at

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