[Tweeters] Question about crow classification

Steve Hampton stevechampton at gmail.com
Tue Apr 20 06:36:45 PDT 2021

Yes, Northwestern Crow has been merged with American Crow. eBird has not
yet updated their checklists, but birders should use American Crow.

On Sun, Apr 18, 2021 at 9:48 PM Molly Cvetovac <mollycvetovac at gmail.com>

> Hi,


> I wanted to clarify something about crows. I thought I heard that

> Northwestern Crows and American Crows are being considered the same species

> now? I was at Semiahmoo Spit a few days ago and when I was doing my ebird

> checklist, it told me the American Crow was a rarity in the area. I

> reported the crows as Northwestern Crows instead, but I honestly don't have

> the skills to tell the difference.


> I photographed one sitting on a branch with a Bald Eagle. Here is the link

> to my flickr if anyone is interested:


> https://flic.kr/ps/3T5Gg6


> Thanks!


> Molly

> Seattle, WA

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Steve Hampton
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