The Wet Woodland Bird Survey
Raven Corvus corax
|Appearance||A large crow, all black with a thick, heavy bill and
wedge-shaped tail in flight.
Size: 60-67cm tall
|Habitat||Moors, heaths and sea cliffs.|
|Food||Carrion, birds, mammals, eggs, snails and grain.|
|Breeding Habits||4-6 eggs in large cup-like nest on a ledge or a fork in a
tree. Incubation takes 20-21 days and fledging takes 5-6 weeks.
1 brood per year; February-March.
|Location in Wet Woodland||A raven was heard and seen flying over the wet woodland a few times. There are good trees to nest in nearby and also good food supplies available.|