hooded crow


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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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Key words: Arctic fox (Vulpes lagopus); red fox (Vulpes vulpes), Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix); domestic reindeer; ground icing; rain on snow; food web; range expansion
WAITING IN THE WINGS Hooded Crow watching ducklings in Blackrock Park in Dublin yesterday
On the islands of Grindoya and Hakoya, in Troms county, northern Norway, the hooded crow is thought to be a main egg predator of the common eider Somateria mollissima (Erikstad & Tveraa 1995, Y.
The closely related hooded crow has recently been split as a separate species.
Along the coast, the Hooded Crow remains at Morfa Madryn nature reserve, Llanfairfechan, perhaps content to overwinter here.
About two dozen corbies, the Scottish name for the hooded crow, were clustered around one of their number that seemed to be in distress.
Several Med gulls fed on the shore below Aber on the high tide, while to the west a hooded crow was at Foryd Bay.
In August 2002, in southern Finland, a diseased wild hooded crow (Corvus corone cornix) was found flying abnormally with coordination problems, abnormal postures, cramps, and paralysis.
The Great Orme hosted a Short-eared Owl and a Dotterel, while a Hooded Crow was at Newborough.
Bardsey also hosted several big flocks of white wagtails, plus Lapland bunting, hooded crow and 16 grasshopper warblers, more of which were heard on the mainland, their long buzzing call like a fishing reel among the reedbeds.
In addition, and particularly germane to our hypothesis, they isolated West Nile virus from a hooded crow (Corvus corone sardonius) for the first time, demonstrating experimental infection of birds with viremia as high as [10.
The crow of the oasis (technically Fayoum isn't really one) is the Hooded Crow, the common and widespread crow of the agricultural areas and the cities decked out in somber black and gray.