Pied Crow

Corvus albus

Pied Crow, Corvus albus, photo © by Michael Plagens

Urban and agricultural habitats are preferrred by these omnivorous birds. Kisumu, Kenya. Oct. 2019.

Being omnivorous is a survival trait for an animal that associates with omnivorous humans. Pied Crows are frequent in city environments and agricultural fields. Large numbers of Pied Crows often gather as night falls for communal roosting. Pied Crows are very common from low to high elevations throughout Kenya.

Corvidae -- Crow and Jay Family


  • Birds of Kenya and Northern Tanzania by Zimmerman et al.
  • Birds of East Africa by Stevenson and Fanshawe

More Information:

Kenya Natural History

Copyright Michael J. Plagens, page created 5 June 2011,
updated 12 Dec. 2019.