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Cape Crow
Corvus capensis Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
  Corvus

Scientific:
  Corvus capensis

Citation:
  Lichtenstein, MHC, 1823

Reference:
  Verz.Doubl.Zool.Mus.Berlin p.20

Protonym:
  Corvus capensis

Avibase ID:
  562E17ABB38F9FA6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/562E17AB

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559493

Geographic range:

  • Corvus capensis capensis: Angola, Zambia and Zimbabwe to South Africa
  • Corvus capensis kordofanensis: Sudan, Eritrea and Somalia to Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Cape Crow
Czech:
  vrána africká
German:
  Kapkrähe
Danish:
  Afrikansk Råge
Spanish:
  Cuervo de El Cabo
Finnish:
  afrikanmustavaris
French:
  Corneille du Cap
Icelandic:
  Brellikráka
Italian:
  Corvo del Capo
Japanese:
  tsuruhashigarasu
Japanese:
  ツルハシガラス
Dutch:
  Kaapse Roek
Norwegian:
  Smalnebbkråke
Polish:
  wrona przyladkowa
Portuguese:
  Gralha do Cabo
Russian:
  Капский ворон
Slovak:
  vrana štíhlozobá
Swedish:
  kapråka
Chinese:
  海角鸦


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

African Bird Club Checklist 2004:
   Cape Rook ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist August 2005:
   Cape Rook ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2007:
   Cape Rook ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist January 2008:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist May 2009:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
African Bird Club Checklist March 2010:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Corneille du Cap ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Corneille du Cap ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Cape Rook ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Cape Rook ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [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):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
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:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Black Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Black Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
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 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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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:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Cape Rook ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Corvus capensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Corvus capensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Corvus capensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Cape Crow ( Corvus capensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Corvus capensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Corvus capensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Swartkraai
Catalan: cornella del Cap
Czech: Vrána africká
Danish: Afrikansk Råge
German: Kapkrähe, Kaprabe
English: African Crow, Black Crow, Cape Crow, Cape Rook
English (Kenya): Cape Rook
Spanish: Cuervo de El Cabo, Cuervo Negro
Spanish (Spain): Cuervo del Cabo
Estonian: aafrika künnivares
Finnish: afrikanmustavaris, Afrikannokivaris
French: Corbeau du Cap, Corneille du Cap
Hebrew: עורב הודי
Hungarian: fokföldi varjú
Icelandic: Brellikráka
Italian: Corvo del Capo
Japanese: tsuruhashigarasu
Japanese: ツルハシガラス
Kwangali: Ekorova
Latin: Corvus capensis, Corvus capensis capensis
Lithuanian: Kapinė varna
Dutch: Kaapse Roek
Norwegian: Smalnebbkråke
Sotho, Northern: Segogobane
Polish: wrona przyladkowa, wrona przylądkowa
Portuguese: Gralha do Cabo, gralha-do-cabo
Russian: Капская ворона, Капский ворон
Slovak: Vrana štíhlozobá
Shona: Chikungubaya
Serbian: Kapska vrana
Sotho, Southern: Lekhoaba
Swedish: Kapråka
Swahili: Kunguru Mwangapwani
Tswana: Lehukubu
Tsonga: Gunguva
Xhosa: Unomyayi
Chinese: 海角鸦
Chinese (Traditional): 南非鴉
Zulu: iNgwababane

 

         

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