What is the difference, if any, between...?
a crow, a blackbird and a raven?
- jillmcm1970Lv 51 decade agoBest Answer
Crows and ravens are both members of the Corvidae family (along with rooks, jackdaws and magpies) and are closely related (they are all in the genus Corvus). Raven species are larger than crow species. Both are large, black, intelligent omnivores.
"Blackbird" is a somewhat generic term for any black bird, but in the US at least, blackbirds are members of the Icteridae family (along with meadowlarks, bobolinks, grackles and orioles). The blackbirds are some of the smaller icterids and are commonly associated with marshy or swampy areas. They are seed and insect eaters. Many have brightly colored patches, such as the red-winged blackbird's epaulets, or the yellow-headed blackbird's yellow head.
In Europe, the common blackbird is actually a member of the thrush family and is most closely related to birds like the American robin.
- ToddLv 71 decade ago
Crows and Ravens are members of the Crovus genus, The blackbird is a thrush, in the genus Turdus. They are both "passerine" birds, so they share the same taxonomic Order, but different families.
As for appearance, Crows and Ravens are both larger and longer than blackbirds, with Ravens being the largest. Blackbirds are rounder.
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- 1 decade ago
crows are bigger than blackbirds but smaller than the raven, the blackbird has a slight blue tint, the raven is sometimes purpleish, and the crow is jet black, crows and ravens are very territorial, but the blackbird is small and very skiddish.Source(s): research