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
On land, a hooded crow is near Hope, north of Wrexham.
The hooded crow Corvus cornix is an opportunistic generalist predator and scavenger, using mostly visual cues to find a wide range of food including grain, small mammals, carrion and rubbish (Yom-Tov 1974, Coombs 1978).
The closely related hooded crow has recently been split as a separate species.
About two dozen corbies, the Scottish name for the hooded crow, were clustered around one of their number that seemed to be in distress.
The hooded crow watched in Blackrock Park in Dublin as the mother of the newlyborn ducklings travelled from the pond to a grass verge.
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.
No sooner has he uttered the words when a hooded crow agitates Frisa's peace.
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.sup.9], and death rates of 100% (31,32).
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.