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Jackdaw, Corvus moncdula

Classification of birds > Passerine Order

Jackdaw, Corvus moncdula. Resident, some summer and winter visitors; scarce in north-west Scotland. Found over agricultural land and suburbia; also neighbourhood of crags and quarries, including sea-cliffs.
DESCRIPTION
: 14 inches. Sexes alike. Eye has prominent light iris. Usually seen with 4, when smaller size and more erect stance arc obvious.
VOICE
: Single jack note often develops into chuckle or cackle, quite distinct from caw of 4 when they are flying together. Calls of juveniles can be confused with those of 8.
HABITS:
Quick walking action 011 ground, but spends much time aloft. Flapping flight with quicker beats than 4; soaring and aerobatics in flocks. Though extremely social, pairs can often be distinguished as flocks wheel in air.
MAY BE CONFUSED
with 4, 8.

Jackdaw, Corvus moncdula
Jackdaw, Corvus moncdula
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