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Crow Coloring Pages (free printable PDF templates)

Begin on an educationally creative journey as we unveil our fun collection of crow coloring pages. Whether you’re an avid artist or simply looking for a relaxing and enjoyable pastime, these coloring sheets offer a unique opportunity to bring these intelligent and enigmatic birds to life with your own vibrant palette. Join us as we explore the fascinating world of crows, where every stroke of color adds a touch of magic to these remarkable avian creatures.

Crow pictures to print
Crow Coloring Pages (free printable PDF templates)

Feel free to select your preferred design, download the PDF template for free, print it, and dive into coloring to your heart’s content.

Alternatively, you can also consider using these crow images as embroidery patterns or as a inspiration for delicate line tattoos.

Crow facts

If you’re new to my coloring pages, it’s important to note that I enjoy providing you with the opportunity to enhance your understanding of the subject matter, allowing you to seamlessly transform your coloring experience into an educational lesson while you’re at it.

Let’s begin on this educational journey together!

Crows are incredibly fascinating birds, known for their intelligence and complex behaviors.

Here are some fun and interesting facts about them:

  • Exceptional problem solvers: Crows are known for their high intelligence and problem-solving abilities. They can use tools, recognize themselves in mirrors, and even solve puzzles to obtain food.
  • Large brain relative to body size: Crows have one of the largest brain-to-body size ratios among birds, which contributes to their cognitive prowess.
  • Complex communication: Crows have a wide range of vocalizations, and they can communicate with other crows using different calls to convey various messages, such as warnings about predators.
  • Social birds: Crows are highly social animals and often form tight-knit family groups, or “murders,” which help them protect their territory and raise their young.
  • Lifespan: In the wild, crows can live up to 20 years, while some captive crows have been known to live even longer.
  • Memory: Crows have excellent memory and can remember individual human faces, especially if they have had both positive and negative interactions with them.
  • Playfulness: Crows exhibit playful behavior, engaging in games and even sliding down inclined surfaces, which is a behavior rarely observed in the animal kingdom.
  • Remarkable tool users: Crows have been observed using sticks, leaves, and even their own feathers as tools to extract insects from tree bark or other hard-to-reach places.
  • Adaptability: Crows are highly adaptable and can thrive in a variety of environments, from urban areas to forests and farmland.
  • Omnivorous diet: Crows are opportunistic feeders and have a diverse diet that includes insects, small mammals, carrion, fruits, and even human food scraps.
  • Courtship rituals: During courtship, crows engage in aerial displays, vocalizations, and the exchange of gifts, such as twigs or shiny objects, to impress potential mates.
  • Protective parents: Crows are devoted parents, and both the male and female share responsibilities in raising their chicks.
  • Cultural significance: Crows have played important roles in the folklore and mythology of many cultures throughout history, often representing wisdom, magic, or trickery.
  • Recognizable appearance: Crows are easily identifiable by their glossy black plumage, stout bodies, and distinctive cawing calls.

These are just a few of the many intriguing aspects of crows that make them such captivating and intelligent birds.

We learned a lot, but there’s definitely more to know about crows.

If you would like to continue reading, here are some other reputable resources to learn about crows:

  • To see all of my free printables, go here.
  • To see an alphabetized index of all of my coloring pages, go here.
  • To see all of my Animals coloring pages, go here.
  • To see all of my Birds coloring pages, go here.

Coloring tips

Here are some of my best tips and tricks for coloring pictures of crows:

  • Reference Images: Find high-quality reference images of crows to guide your coloring. This will help you accurately depict their plumage and features.
  • Observe Real Crows: If possible, spend some time observing real crows in nature or through photos and videos. Pay attention to the subtle variations in their black plumage, which can include hints of blue, green, or purple in different lighting conditions.
  • Choose the Right Colors: While crows are primarily black, consider using various shades of gray, blue, and purple to add depth and dimension to their feathers. Experiment with different colors for the beak, eyes, and feet.
  • Gradient Coloring: To create a realistic effect, use a gradient coloring technique. Start with a lighter shade and gradually build up to darker ones, paying attention to areas where light would naturally hit.
  • Feather Texture: Add texture to the crow’s feathers by using fine lines, stippling, or cross-hatching. This can give the impression of the crow’s glossy and textured plumage.
  • Contrast and Highlights: To make your crow pop, create contrast by adding highlights to the feathers and shadows where necessary. This will make the bird look more three-dimensional.
  • Background: Consider the background when coloring your crow. A detailed background can add depth to your artwork and enhance the overall composition.
  • Experiment with Media: You can use various coloring media such as colored pencils, markers, watercolors, or digital tools. Experiment with different techniques to achieve the desired effect.
  • Blend Colors: Use blending tools or techniques to smoothly transition between different shades and create a seamless look for the feathers.
  • Fine Details: Pay attention to fine details like the crow’s claws, the texture of the beak, and the glossiness of the eyes to make your coloring page more realistic.
  • Research and Learn: Take the time to research crow anatomy, behavior, and habitat to gain a better understanding of the bird, which can inform your coloring choices.
  • Practice and Patience: Coloring, like any art form, improves with practice. Don’t be discouraged if your first attempts don’t turn out as expected. Keep practicing and refining your skills.
  • Personal Style: While it’s important to capture the essence of a crow accurately, don’t be afraid to inject your personal whimsical style and creativity into your coloring. This can make your artwork unique and engaging.

Remember that coloring is a relaxing and enjoyable activity, so have fun with it!

Feel free to experiment, try new techniques, and let your creativity flow as you bring your crow artwork to life.

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What colors are crows?

Crows are primarily black in color. Their feathers are usually glossy black, which gives them a distinctive and dark appearance.

However, depending on lighting conditions and the angle of view, crows can sometimes appear to have subtle hints of other colors like blue, green, or purple in their plumage.

These iridescent colors result from the way light interacts with the microscopic structure of their feathers.

Overall, though, crows are most commonly described as black birds.

*I will add more crow colour / color questions and answers as the questions get sent to me.


In conclusion, these crow coloring pages offer not only a creative outlet but also a unique opportunity to delve into the captivating world of these intelligent and enigmatic birds.

As we’ve explored the intricate details of crow plumage, the play of light on glossy feathers, and the artistry of bringing these creatures to life through coloring, we’ve discovered the joy of merging art and nature.

Whether you’re seeking a relaxing pastime or an educational experience, these crow coloring sheets can provide both.

So, pick up your coloring tools, let your imagination soar, and watch as these remarkable avian beings come to life on your canvas.

Embrace the magic of coloring, and may your crow creations take flight in a world of vibrant hues and endless possibilities.

Happy coloring!

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  • To see all of my free printables, go here.
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  • To see all of my Animals coloring pages, go here.
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