Length: 21 - 27"
Habitat: Open woodlands, rocky mountainous areas, rocky seacoasts. Requires rocky cliffs or tall trees for nesting.
In the West and far North: Canyons, deserts, and arctic tundra.
Diet: Carrion, garbage, small rodents, lizards, frogs, mollusks, insects, seeds, cultivated grains, wild fruits, nestlings and eggs of other birds.
Common Raven in Flight
By Danrok [CC SA 3.0]
(Credit: U. S. Geological Survey)
(Image credit: USGS)
Range in New England
The Common Raven is found year round throughout most of New England.
The areas where they are less abundant are eastern Massachusetts as well as the states of Connecticut and Rhode Island. Their numbers have been steadily increasing in these areas in the past decade or so.
Christmas Bird Count Map
Historical CBC Map from USGS