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Somali Raven

Corvus edithae Lort Phillips, EE 1895

The Somali crow, or dwarf raven, is approximately the size of the carrion crow, Corvus corone but with a longer bill and a somewhat more brownish cast to the feathers, especially when worn. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
   Corvus
Scientific:
  Corvus edithae


Original description

Citation:
  Lort Phillips, EE 1895

Reference:
   Bull. Brit. Orn. Club 4 p.36

Protonym:
  Corvus edithae

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/101092#page/262/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9DBAAB1D240E45AD

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9DBAAB1D

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
Catalan:
corb de Somàlia
Czech:
krkavec somálský
Danish:
Somaliravn
German:
Somalirabe
Spanish:
Cuervo Etíope
Spanish (Spain):
Cuervo etíope
Finnish:
etiopianarokorppi
French:
Corbeau d'Edith
Croatian:
mali gavran
Italian:
Corvo di Somalia
Japanese (romaji):
somarigarasu
Japanese:
ソマリガラス
Lithuanian:
etiopinis kranklys
Dutch:
Ethiopische Raaf
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Somalikråke
Norwegian:
Somalikråke
Polish:
kruk somalijski
Portuguese:
gralha-etíope
Russian:
Сомалийский ворон
Slovak:
krkavec somálsky
Serbian:
Somalijska vrana
Swedish:
etiopisk korp
Ukrainian:
Крук еритрейський
Chinese:
索马里鸦
Chinese (Traditional):
侏儒渡鴉


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)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Somali Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Somali Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Somali Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Somali Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Somali Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Somali Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Somali Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Somali Raven ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
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]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Corbeau d'Edith ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Somali Crow ( 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):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
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):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
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 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 2017):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Corvus ruficollis edithae [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Somali Crow ( Corvus edithae) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Somali Crow ( Corvus 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

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Catalan: corb de Somàlia, corb de Somàlia
Czech: krkavec somálský
Danish: Somaliravn
German: Somalirabe
English: Dwarf Raven, Ethiopian Raven, Somali Crow, Somali Raven
English, HBW: Somali Crow
English (IOC): Somali Crow
English (Kenya): Dwarf Raven
English (United States): Somali Crow
Esperanto: Nana korvo, Somala korvo
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
Croatian: mali gavran
Italian: Corvo di Somalia
Japanese (romaji): 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
Portuguese: gralha-etíope
Portuguese (Portugal): corvo-somali
Russian: Сомалийский ворон
Slovak: krkavec somálsky
Serbian: Somalijska vrana
Swedish: Etiopisk korp
Turkish: Habeş kargası
Tatar: кәрлә карга, Сомали каргасы
Ukrainian: Крук еритрейський
Chinese: 索马里鸦
Chinese (Traditional): 侏儒渡鴉

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