Birds of St. Charles County, MO
American Crow

American Crow
Corvus brachyrhynchos

Size: 18"

Male: All-black bird with black bill, legs, and feet. Can have purple sheen in direct sunlight.

Female: Same as male.

Juvenile: Same as adult.

Nest: Female builds platform nest. One brood per year.

Eggs: 4-6; bluish to olive green with brown markings

Incubation: 18 days; female incubates

Fledging: 28-35 days; male and female feed young

Migration: The American Crow can be found in St. Charles County year round.

Food: Fruit, insects, mammals, fish, carrion, and will come to seed and suet feeders.

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