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. . .Speaking of The Crow
the crow which is the genus Corvus. The term "crow" is used both as part of the common name of many species, and collectively for all of Corvus.
Species with the word "crow" in their common name include:
- Corvus albus – pied crow (Central African coasts to southern Africa)
- Corvus bennetti – little crow (Australia)
- Corvus brachyrhynchos – American crow (United States, southern Canada, northern Mexico)
- Corvus capensis – Cape crow or Cape rook (Eastern and southern Africa)
Introducing the Raven
A raven is one of several larger-bodied species of the genus Corvus. These species do not form a single taxonomic group within the genus.
There is no consistent distinction between "crows" and "ravens", and these appellations have been assigned to different species chiefly on the basis of their size, crows generally being smaller than ravens.
The largest raven species are the common raven and the thick-billed raven.
Species with the word "raven" in their common name include:
- Corvus albicollis – white-necked raven
- Corvus corax – common raven
- Corvus coronoides – Australian raven
- Corvus crassirostris – thick-billed raven
For Those who are Curious
about crows and the elaboration thereof, and I should note the many terms that the humble crow has given our society. If I were to take the time to spotlight (The Crow) the late Brandon Lee, son of martial arts master, Bruce Lee, it would incur numerous pages of text. To say nothing about the time.
To talk a bit about The Crow, it is a 1994 American dark fantasy action film directed by Alex Proyas, written by David J. Schow and John Shirley. The film stars Brandon Lee in his final film appearance. The film is based on James O'Barr's 1989 comic book of the same name, it tells the story of Eric Draven (Lee), a rock musician who is revived from the dead to avenge his own death as well as the rape and murder of his fiancée.
Trick Photo: Is this a crow?
Exposing More Truth About Crows
and this segment is very controversial, shocking, and just might surprise you who are those who love crows. I went to no small amount of research of what an humble crow would say and talk about and I came away with my mouth agape with stunning revelation.
A few things crows talk about might be:
Stunning Rock Band Fact:
More Amazing Crow-Related Things:
- "Norma, is a tuxedo all that I have to wear tonight? Why can't I wear some dress slacks and a nice sports shirt?"
- "Did you girls hear that some humans are prone to saying that crows are curious and if you have jewelry laying about, the only thing between a crow is an open window."
- "What did you say, Old Crow? You bet I know about Old Crow. I enjoyed him last night--almost all night."
- "Say bartender, is there such a thing as a crowbar?"
- "That Todd is such a jerk that he needs to be a cro magnon!"
- "Hey, that hot 1960s rock band, Crow, is in town. Better get cleaned up."
- "Hey, bartender. Is that I hear a rooster Crowing? Caw! Caw! Caw!"
- "Oh, I know where you are to deliver that package. Just head off fifth avenue and then ten miles as the crow flies and there you go."
- "Oh, Marge, you never told me about those horrible crow's feet you have."
- "If I hear The Raven one more time, I am going to have a fit!"
- "Just because you won the pot last night does not give you the right to crow about winning!"
- "Are you feeling bad because you are eating crow pie?" *another variation of this term is 'humble pie.'
- "You mean when I joined this sailing vessel all that I got to do was stick myself in the crow's nest?"
(Now for three quotes about our friend, the crow):
"And the crow once called the raven black."
― George R.R. Martin, A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms
"The thing about butterflies, Mr. Crow, is that they need to be admired from afar."
― A. Zavarelli, Crow
"Nobody has ever looked at me the way he’s looking at me at this moment. Like I’m his possession. Like if anyone else were to touch me, he’d break both their legs and an arm for good measure."
― A. Zavarelli, Crow
In closing, I want to offer one and all a serious thank you for sharing this hub about crows and how they have made our lives the better for being created.
And to all of the crows I mentioned in this piece, I want every flock of crows to get a good night's rest and sleep for as you all know, a crow's work is never done.
Good night, Indianapolis, Indiana.
© 2017 Kenneth Avery