American Crow in Winter

American crows in winter. Image by Alexas_Fotos from Pixabay

Appearance: American crows are large all-black bird about 16-20″ long, wide neck with a long straight bill. Male and females have the same appearance.

Diet: They’re opportunistic scavengers eat just about anything they can find on the ground – especially garbage. Natural living fare includes insects, spiders, frogs, snakes, and other birds’ eggs & young.

Feeder Food: Crows do not visit feeders.

Winter Habitat: American crows are common birds found throughout the contiguous US in winter as well as southernmost Alaska and far northwestern Canada. Types of habitat include fields, open wooded and forested areas, river edges, shores, towns, cities, parks, and more.

Range Map

american crow range map
American crow range map. Compliments of The Cornell Lab.