Raven | Welsh Mountain Zoo


Corvus corax

  • Least Concern
  • Near Threatened
  • Vulnerable
  • Endangered
  • Critically Endangered
  • Extinct in the Wild
  • Extinct

The mysterious Raven can be found in various climates across the globe. Often associated with bad luck or misfortune, Ravens have large thick and strong curved beaks and can generally be seen alone or in pairs. Ravens are playful creatures that are athletic in nature, performing impressively in the sky.

Native Range →

From the Northern hemisphere to the Arctic circle

Natural Habitat  →

Can live in most habitats

Diet  →


Life Expectancy  →

13 years in the wild. Up to 50 years in zoos

Breeding  →

4-7 eggs from a 20 day incubation

Group Name  →


Active Hours  →

During the day

Threats  →


Fun fact

Ravens are incredibly intelligent animals and can learn to talk better than some parrots. They've also been known to mimic other noises, like car engines, toilets flushing, and birdcalls.

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