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Bougainville crow

Bougainville crow
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Corvus
Species:
C. meeki
Binomial name
Corvus meeki

The Bougainville crow (Corvus meeki) is a species of bird in the crow family, Corvidae.

It is found in on the island of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea and the neighbouring Shortland Islands in the Solomon Islands. Within its range it is the only species of crow.

The Bougainville crow is 41 cm long, with black plumage and a large black bill.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest up to 1600 m.[2] It is a common species on Bougainville, but it might be threatened in the future by habitat loss caused by logging.

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Corvus meeki". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22705966A94043721. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22705966A94043721.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  2. ^ BirdLife International (2008) Species factsheet: Corvus meeki. Downloaded from "BirdLife International - conserving the world's birds". Archived from the original on 2007-07-10. Retrieved 2013-08-17. on 15 October 2008


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