Chihuahuan Raven — Species Information

Chihuahuan Raven by Ned Harris
Chihuahuan Raven - © Ned Harris

Well known for being exceptionally intelligent birds; they are also incredibly playful. Ravens have been documented stealing windshield wipers off parked cars to goof around with them. There are even videos on the internet of ravens using toys such as jar lids for sleds, etc.

Fun Facts!

One of the most intelligent bird species

Opportunistic omnivores that eat a varied diet, including carrion

Found in the southeastern portion of Arizona

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“The Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, just west of Tucson, is home to one of the most spectacular and accessible avian demonstrations in the U.S.”