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hooded crow

a subspecies of the carrion crow, Corvus corone cornix, that has a grey body and black head, wings, and tail
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Hooded Crow [Corvus cornix], Loman 1979; Florida Scrub-Jay [Aphelocoma coerulescens], Bowman and Woolfenden 2002), while others may select nest sites to minimize exposure of the nest to harsh weather conditions (Pinyon Jay [Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus], Balda and Bateman 1972; Brown Jay [Psilorhinus morio], Lawton and Lawton 1980).
In its explanation, the government said that unless hunters shoot Hooded Crows and Magpies, they would cause extensive damage to crops and livestock.
Isolation of West Nile virus thorn hooded crows and rock pigeons in the Nile Delta.
Hooded Crows were on Bardsey, the Great Orme and Anglesey's Carmel Head.
Our observations show that Hooded Crows (Corvus cornix) are able to obtain acorns otherwise difficult to access from an upright posture.
We made observations of hanging behavior by Hooded Crows from October 2005 through October 2006 in the urban park of Villa Chigi in Rome, Italy.
But the police are powerless to do anything - as the culprits are hooded crows.
With the exception of a laboratory study in Egypt involving hooded crows (Corvus corone) and house sparrows (Passer domesticus) (8), only these two nearly identical strains are known to kill birds (9,10).
Hooded crows nest on electricity poles on Tiree because there are so few trees on the island.
In Egypt, experimental infections of House Sparrows and Hooded Crows (Corvus corone sardonius), both passerine species, using a local strain of WNV (Ar-248), showed that these two species developed high titered viremia whereas three nonpasserine species (including a dove, an egret, and a falcon) were weakly competent (20).
A laboratory study of Hooded Crows (Corvus corone sardonius) in Egypt infected with WN virus by mosquito bites found that the birds died 1-7 days (median 4 days) after being bitten (3).
Two hooded crows in a lab have wowed their human colleagues by passing a test designed to see whether animals can grasp analogies.