Common Ravens are considerably larger than American Crows, although this difference can be hard to judge on its own if you don't look at size and shape. Look for the Common Raven's heftier bill, shaggy throat feathers, more slender, pointed wings, and longer, wedge-shaped tail.
They nest in the UP and upper part of Michigan but can come down to mid-Michigan from October to May. Ravens prefer wild areas with open landscapes, such as riverbanks and scrubby woodlands whereas their crow cousins tend to be found more in cities and suburbs.
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