Posted by: Sandy Steinman | July 17, 2018

How Does a Crow Win Against a Raven?

CornellLab of Ornithology reports

How Does a Crow Win Against a Raven? With a Little Help From Its Friends

Crows may be smaller than Common Ravens, but when they join forces, they can stand up to their larger cousin. Over the years, eBirders have noted crows mobbing ravens more than 2,000 times, and researchers used that data to explore the birds’ rivalry. They discovered that crow mobs can be effective at driving away ravens. The crows’ social nature may work in their favor against the more solitary raven.

Read full story at Crows Have A Mob Mentality Towards Ravens

 


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