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Somali Raven

Corvus edithae Lort Phillips, 1895

The Somali Crow or Dwarf Raven, Corvus edithae is approximately the size (44–46 cm in length) of the Carrion Crow, Corvus corone but with longer bill and somewhat more brownish cast to the feathers especially when worn. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
  Corvus

Scientific:
  Corvus edithae

Citation:
  Lort Phillips, 1895

Reference:
  BBOC 4 p.36

Protonym:
  Corvus edithae

Avibase ID:
  9DBAAB1D240E45AD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9DBAAB1D

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 916635

Geographic range:

  • Corvus edithae: Eritrea, Djibouti, eastern and southern Ethiopia, Somalia, extreme southeastern South Sudan, and northern Kenya
English:
Somali Raven
Czech:
krkavec somálský
German:
Somalirabe
Danish:
Somaliravn
Spanish:
Cuervo Etíope
Finnish:
etiopianarokorppi
French:
Corbeau d'Edith
Italian:
Corvo di Somalia
Japanese:
somarigarasu
Japanese:
ソマリガラス
Dutch:
Ethiopische Raaf
Norwegian:
Somalikråke
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Somalikråke
Polish:
kruk somalijski
Slovak:
krkavec somálsky
Swedish:
etiopisk korp
Ukrainian:
Крук еритрейський
Chinese:
索马里鸦


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Somali Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Corbeau d'Edith ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Dwarf Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Dwarf Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Ethiopian Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Ethiopian Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Corvus edithae [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Corvus edithae [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Corvus [ruficollis or edithae] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: corb de Somàlia, corb de Somàlia
Czech: krkavec somálský
Danish: Somaliravn
German: Somalirabe
English: Dwarf Raven, Ethiopian Raven, Somali Crow, Somali Raven
English (IOC): Somali Crow
English (Kenya): Dwarf Raven
Spanish: Cuervo Etíope
Spanish (Spain): Cuervo etíope
Spanish (HBW): Somali Crow
Estonian: väike-kõrberonk
Finnish: etiopianarokorppi
French: Corbeau d’Edith, Corbeau d'Edith, Corbeau d'Édith
Italian: Corvo di Somalia
Japanese: somarigarasu
Japanese: ソマリガラス
Scientific: Corvus albus edithae, Corvus edithae, Corvus ruficollis edithae, Corvus umbrinus edithae
Lithuanian: etiopinis kranklys
Dutch: Ethiopische Raaf
Norwegian Nynorsk: Somalikråke
Norwegian: Somalikråke
Polish: kruk somalijski
Slovak: krkavec somálsky
Serbian: Somalijska vrana
Swedish: Etiopisk korp
Ukrainian: Крук еритрейський
Chinese: 索马里鸦
Chinese (Traditional): 侏儒渡鴉

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