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SPECIES INFO

The Bougainville Crow (Corvus meeki) is a species of bird in the crow family Corvidae. It is found in on the island of Bougainville in Papua New Guinea and the neighbouring Shortland Islands in the Solomon Islands. Within its range it is the only species of crow.

The Bougainville Crow heavy crow, 41 cm long, with all black plumage and a massive black bill. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest up to 1600 m. At present it is a common species on Bougainville, but it might be threatened in the future by habitat loss caused by logging.





                                     



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