Bismarck crow
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Corvus
C. insularis
Binomial name
Corvus insularis
Heinroth, 1903

Corvus orru insularis

The Bismarck crow (Corvus insularis) is a species of crow found in the Bismarck Archipelago. It was considered by many authorities to be a subspecies of the Torresian crow (C. orru), but is now treated as a distinct species.[2][3]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2017). "Corvus insularis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T103727573A112293189. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T103727573A112293189.en. Retrieved 19 November 2021.
  2. ^ Dutson, G.; Gregory, P.; Boles, W. (2011). "Bismarck Crow Corvus (orru) insularis warrants species status". Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club. 131 (3): 204–206.
  3. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David (eds.). "Crows, mudnesters & birds-of-paradise". World Bird List Version 6.1. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 27 January 2016.