Tuesday, 9 September 2014

House Crow

Order - Passeriformes
Family - Corvidae (Crows)
House Crow
Corvus splendens

    Size : 40-43 cm, 245-371 g
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Corvus splendens zugmayeri (Laubmann, 1913)
    – SE Iran and C & S Pakistan E to NW & NC India.
  • Corvus splendens splendens (Vieillot, 1817)
    – most of peninsular India (excluding NW part and coastal Kerala) and Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh.
  • Corvus splendens protegatus (Madarász, 1904)
    – SW India (S from N Kerala and W Tamil Nadu), Sri Lanka, Laccadive Is and Maldive Is.
  • Corvus splendens insolens (Hume, 1874)
    – extreme S China (S Xizang and S Yunnan) and Myanmar (including Tenasserim).

Date : 18 March 2014
Location : Taman Samudera, Seri Manjung, Daerah Manjung, Perak

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