― L. Kilham, The American Crow and Common Raven
♦ They form an integral part of literature as well. They are used to represent various aspects of human behavior like stupidity, cunningness, and intelligence through different stories.
♦ Physically, ravens are larger than crows. But, do they have other stark and visible differences scientifically? This article will give you a detailed comparison between a crow and a raven.
Crow Vs. Raven
♦ They are the size of a pigeon.
♦ They are more than 25 inches tall and weigh about 40 oz.
♦ They are the size of red-tailed hawks.
They ‘croak’ in a husky voice and sometimes sounds musical. Kraa kraa is the sound made. Their ability to reproduce 20 to 100 variations gives them an upperhand.
The feathers are black, which contain a tone of blue and purple that adds to the sheen.
Wingspan: 33 – 36 inches (3 ft)
Style: Broad, rounded ends, turning outward.
Length: 20 – 27 inches on an average
Wingspan: 42 – 46 inches (4 ft)
Style: Pointed, longer, thinner, and have feathers projecting along the outer edge of a wing.