Scientific name: Corvus corax
Nature Stars: 70
About: A massive crow, about 65cm long. Ravens are birds of mountains and forests, where they feed on carrion. They nest on cliffs around the coast and on mountains, in quarries and in large trees in parkland. Ravens have been expanding their range in recent yea
How to identify: Much larger than the other crows, with a strong, heavy bill and a long, wedge-shaped tail.
Where: Northern and western Britain, expanding its range and moving south eastwards
Fantastic fact: If the Ravens leave the Tower of London, the City of London will fall.
Photograph credit: Photo credit tbc