Wild Things: Common Raven (Corvus corax)
The common raven is a large, all-black, thick-billed bird measuring about 25 inches in length with a wingspan of over 4 feet, and weighing 2-3 pounds. The feathers show a bluish or purple sheen in reflected sunlight. They may live up to 21 years in the wild, one of the longest lived of the passerine