Unsorted Wild Birds

White-billed Crow

The White-billed Crows (Corvus woodfordi) occur naturally in the central part of the Solomon Islands – specifically on the islands of Choiseul, Isabel, and Guadalcanal.

They are usually found in small family groups, foraging on trees insects, and fruits.

Description

This short and stocky bird measures 40 – 41 cm in length, including its short squared-off tail.

The White-billed Crows have a large head with a deep and curved pale ivory-colored bill with a darker tip.

The plumage is glossy black with a purple gloss and a greenish-purple gloss on the head.

The eyes are light grey or white in the adults.

The feet and legs are black.

Vocalizations / Calls

The voice is like that of the Torresian Crow except higher in pitch and a faster“ao-ao-ao” call.

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Gordon Ramel

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