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Class Aves
Order Passeriformes
Family Corvidae


Aphelocoma—Scrub Jays // Corvus—Ravens // Cyanocitta—Blue Jays // Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus—Pinyon Jay // Nucifraga columbiana—Clark's Nutcracker // Pica hudsonia—Black-billed Magpie // Pica nuttalli—Yellow-billed Magpie

Corvidae—Crows, Ravens, Magpies, and Jays

Corvids have the reputation, with reason, of being highly intelligent. Most areas have one or more species, although generally the various kinds divide up the ecological and geographic landscape.


Last Update: 9 Dec 2013