Corvus albus Statius Müller, 1776 sec. Corvids of the World

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Corvus albus Statius Müller, 1776 sec. Corvids of the World

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Currently not in focus of editorial work, unrevised text, last update: 2016-12-08.

Common Name

English: Pied CrowA; Estonian: pugalronk


Africa East Tropical Africa nativeB; Northeast Tropical Africa nativeB; South Tropical Africa nativeB; Southern Africa nativeB; West Tropical Africa nativeB; West-Central Tropical Africa nativeB; Western Indian Ocean (Madagascar (Madagascar nativeB))

Brood parasite

Clamator glandarius (Linnaeus, 1758)C,1
1. NW Nigeria (Sokoto), in breeding season almost every nest occupied with up to 10 cuckoo eggs found


Philopterus albidus (Piaget, 1880)D


A. Blair, C.M.G.: Hybridization of Corvus albus and Corvus edithae in Ethiopia. – The Ibis 103: 499-502
B. 2003: The Howard and Moore complete checklist of the birds of the world. 3rd Edition: 504-515
C. Makatsch, W. 1955: Brood parasitism in birds. [Der Brutparasitismus in der Vogelwelt.]: 151 [8672]
D. Price & Hellenthal: Taxonomy of Philopterus (Phthiraptera: Philopteridae) from the Corvidae (Passeriformes), with descriptions of nine new species. – Annals of the Entomological Society of America 91 (6): 782-799: 785, 786 [78]