Corvus lawrencei, Hume..
657bis. :- Murray's Vertebrate Zoology of Sind, p. 175.
THE INDIAN RAVEN.
Length, 2375 to 2475 ; wing, 16.3 to 17.4 ; tail very much rounded ; the outer tail-feathers being always two, and generally 2.5 inches shorter than the central ones ; bill at front, 2.8.
Bill black; irides dark or grey-brown ; legs black.
Uniform blue-black throughout, with a purplish tinge on the throat and upper breast; feathers of the chin and throat lanceolate ; incumbent bristles in front, extend to beyond more than half of the length of the bill, which is much arched.
Within our limits the Indian Raven only occurs in Upper Sind.