American Crow

American Crow
Classification(s) : Prey
Cat Name : Crow
Common Name : American Crow
Scientific Name : Corvus brachyrhynchos
Other Name(s) :
Physical Description :

A large, long-legged, thick-necked bird with a heavy, straight bill. In flight, the wings are fairly broad and rounded with the wingtip feathers spread like fingers. The short tail is rounded or squared off at the end.

Physical Statistics :

Length: 16 – 21 Inches (40 – 53 Centimeters)
Weight: 11 – 22 Ounces (316 – 620 Grams)
Wingspan: 33 – 40 Inches (85 – 100 Centimeters)

Behavior :

Crows are ground foragers and are often found not only in the wild, but around dumpsters and landfills. They work together to harass or drive off predators.

Social Organization :

Being very social birds, crows are more often seen in groups than alone. Some winter roots can number to hundreds of thousands.

Approval Level : None; Crows are common animals that would not create drastic changes in the RP.
Kill Difficulty : Moderate;

With their mobbing techniques of attacking predators as a group, it would be difficult to target one crow to kill.

Training Level : Specialty - Group Flying;

Multiple cats are needed to distract the majority of the crows while a few are hunted.

Hunting Tactic : Birds
Food Quality : High; While their diet of rotting food leaves their taste a little to be desired, crows are large birds with a fair amount of nutrients.