It measures about 44 – 46 cm in length – approximating the size of the Carrion Crow, Corvus corone, but with longer bill and somewhat more brownish cast to the feathers especially when worn..
Breeding / Nesting
Most nesting activities have been observed in April and early May.
The Dwarf Raven seems to prefer thorn trees for its nest building; their nest being raven-like bulky structures. They may also nest on telegraph poles or, in coastal areas, on cliffs.
There are usually 4-5 eggs laid and incubated over 20-22 days. The young usually leave the nest by the 37th or 38th day and can fly well by 42-45 days.
Calls / Vocalizations
Its voice is described as a harsh “caw”.