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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.
: 14 inches. Sexes alike. Eye has prominent light iris. Usually seen with 4, when smaller size and more erect stance arc obvious.
: 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.
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.
with 4, 8.

Jackdaw, Corvus moncdula
Jackdaw, Corvus moncdula
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