Corvidae

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Corvidae
Temporal range: Middle Miocene tae present
Cyanocitta-cristata-004.jpg
Blue jay
Cyanocitta cristata
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Superfaimily: Corvoidea
Faimily: Corvidae
Leach, 1820
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Distribution map of the Corvidae.
  Native   (Re)Introduced
  Extinct (post-1500)   Extinct (pre-1500)

Corvidae is a cosmopolitan faimily o oscine passerine birds that hauds the craws, corbies,, kaes, jay-pyotss, pyots, treepies, choughs, an nitcrackers.[1][2][3] There are mair nor 120 species in the faimly. Corvids are kent tae bide in aa airts less the southlins o South America an Antarctica.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Madge, S.; Burn, H. (1993). Crows and Jays. Helm. ISBN 1-873403-18-6.
  2. Robertson, Don (30 January 2000): Bird Families of the World: Corvidae. Retrieved 2007-NOV-10.
  3. Clayton, Nicola; Emery, Nathan (2005). "Corvid cognition". Current Biology. 15 (3): R80–R81. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2005.01.020. PMID 15694292.