American Crow

Scientific Name: Corvus brachyrhynchos

Family: Corvidae

Native Range: United States and southern Canada

Size: Length: 16-21 in (40–53 cm); Wingspan: 33 to 30 in (85 to 100 cm)

Active: Year round

Color and Appearance: Black, iridescent plumage overall; Broad wings and squared off tail; Long, heavy, black bill; Brown eyes; Black legs and feet

From Alderfer’s Field Guide to Birds, p. 147.