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jackdaw

a large common Eurasian passerine bird, Corvus monedula, in which the plumage is black and dark grey: noted for its thieving habits: family Corvidae (crows)
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The Woggle-Bug, searching among the rubbish -- for the Jackdaws stole useless things as well as valuable ones -- turned up with his foot a beautiful diamond necklace.
"And mine, also!" said the Woggle-Bug; "for Jackdaws are the greatest enemies of my race."
Hardly had this been accomplished when the flock of Jackdaws reached them.
A jackdaw nest in a chimney is believed to have been the cause of a blaze in 1822 which gutted the Central Hall of the building.
Milly Jackdaw will be staging a touring version of the tale, which opens at Llanover Hall Arts Centre in Cardiff on Saturday.
JACKDAW SUMMER can capitalise on a cracking inside draw to land the 3.15 over 545m at Mildenhall this afternoon, the pick of five opens at the Suffolk circuit.
MEET Jackson - the albino jackdaw who is a Thriller among the bird population.
To say that the jackdaw which attacked someone in Pentrebane was a "three-and-a-half-pound bird" is way out ("Vulture homes in for lunch", Echo, June 12).
Superficially, the results suggest two patterns of association with the habitats: the first four of the species (magpie, jackdaw, crow and raven) are "generalists" in terms of habitat selection, being found in all or most of the habitats.
Regular Sky scorer Centurion Enry and recent Romford Champion Stakes finalist Hugo You Go clash over 592m at 8.35pm, but this is a trip that also plays to the strengths of Irene Barnard's Jackdaw Summer.
Byline: By DAVID LEE, Editor of fine art magazine The Jackdaw
I used to be serving customers with her on my back,' explained Yashira, who started working at the shop as an 18-year-old art student, when it was then called Jackdaw.