Raven, Northern Raven
Mongolian: Хон хэрээ
Body length: 54-69 cm
Wing span: 120-150 cm
Breeding season: May-August
Egg number: 4-6 (occasionally 3-7)
Egg colour: Glossy light blue with olive-brown
or dark-brown specks.
1 per year
Global status: Least concern
Regional status: Least concern
Food: Invertebrates, amphibians, reptiles,
chicks, small mammals and carrion.
Habitat: Breeding birds build a stick nest on
cliffs, rocks, dry river beds, trees, poles, pylons and other man-made
substrates in almost all habitats of natural zones and near settlements. The
nest is a large mass of twigs, larger sticks, cotton, plastic bags, and wires,
bones of cattle and wildlife and vegetable matter, well-lined with grass tufts,
wool and hair.