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Corvidae is a cosmopolitan faimily o oscine passerine birds that contains the craws, corbies, jays, magpies, treepies, choughs, an nitcrackers.[1][2][3]

Corvidae
Temporal range: Middle Miocene tae present
Cyanocitta-cristata-004.jpg
Blue jay
Cyanocitta cristata
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Superfaimily: Corvoidea
Faimily: Corvidae
Leach, 1820
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Distribution map of the Corvidae.
  Native   (Re)Introduced
  Extinct (post-1500)   Extinct (pre-1500)

ReferencesEedit

  1. Madge, S.; Burn, H. (1993). Crows and Jays. Helm. ISBN 1-873403-18-6. 
  2. Robertson, Don (30 January 2000): Bird Families of the World: Corvidae. Retrieved 2007-NOV-10.
  3. Clayton, Nicola; Emery, Nathan (2005). "Corvid cognition". Current Biology. 15 (3): R80–R81. doi:10.1016/j.cub.2005.01.020. PMID 15694292.