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Corvus cornix (Hooded crow)

Wikipedia Abstract

The hooded crow (Corvus cornix) (also called hoodie) is a Eurasian bird species in the Corvus genus. Widely distributed, it is also known locally as Scotch crow, Danish crow, and grey crow (in Slavic languages, Ireland and Denmark). Found across Northern, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe, as well as parts of the Middle East, it is an ashy grey bird with black head, throat, wings, tail, and thigh feathers, as well as a black bill, eyes, and feet. Like other corvids, it is an omnivorous and opportunistic forager and feeder.
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Clutch Size [1]  4
Clutches / Year [1]  1
Incubation [1]  18 days
Maximum Longevity [2]  17 years
Wing Span [1]  39 inches (.98 m)

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Prey / Diet

Apus apus (Common Swift)[3]
Margaritifera margaritifera (River pearl mussel)[3]
Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling)[3]

Prey / Diet Overlap



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Attributes / relations provided by
1British Trust for Ornithology
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
3Un-paint it black: Avian prey as a component of the diet of nestling Hooded Crows Corvus cornix, Piotr Zduniak, Jakub Z. Kosicki & Bartłomiej Gołdyn, Belg. J. Zool., 138 (1) : 85-89 (2008)
4Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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