In this article we chiefly focus on the minute difference which exists between a crow and a raven.In normal day to day life,it’s really very hard to distinguish between the raven and the crow through our limited understanding unless we have deep knowledge about their features.
CROWS VS RAVEN
These birds look quite similar in appearance and hence it become difficult to differentiate between them. Both the bird belongs to the same group of species, looks similar in color and structure. Yet there are various points or facts which can help you to compare these two birds.
|1.||Average life span of crow is between 6 to 10 years
|Average life span of raven is between 21 to 30 years.
|2.||Crows are usually found in towns and cities, mostly in densely populated colonies||Ravens are found in rural areas mostly around cattle and sheep and farmland.
|3.||Crows are more intelligent than raven||Raven are less intelligent and sharp.
|4.||Crows are physically less powerful than raven||Ravens are physically more powerful than crows|
|5.||The sound of a very high pitch loud sound which may not soothe the ears (KAW KAW)||The sound of the raven is deeper and less loud or pitched as compared to crow(Gronk-Gronk)|
|6.||Tails are usually Fan-shaped in case of crows
|Tails are usually Wedged-shaped in case of Ravens|
|7.||Crows are usually smaller in size(40-45 cms).||Ravens are usually bigger in size.(60-65 cms).|
|8.||Crows are more social with the human being as they habitat around their dwelling place||Ravens are less social as they dwell in forest region mostly around cattle and farm lands.|
|9.||Bill of crows is small and flat.||Bill of ravens is more powerful and curved.|
|10.||Feathers are less shiny.||Feathers of raven look shiny and wet|
This short video shows some of the more obvious physical differences between a raven and a crow