Carrion Crow
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Adult
Taken at Doonfoot on 27th November 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.




 

Adult
Taken at Saltcoats on 10th December 2017 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Adult showing third eylid.
Taken at Doonfoot on 2nd October 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Adult
Taken at Musselburgh on 20th April 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Getting ready to go out!
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 26th January 2015 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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In Flight
Taken at Musselburgh on 2nd November 2014 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Musselburgh on 10th February 2016 with Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile Demanding Food
Taken at Musselburgh on 10th July 2016 with Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Juvenile
Taken at Musselburgh on 27th July 2016 using Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.

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Leucistic Juvenile.
Taken at Strathclyde Park 13 January 2017 using  Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.

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Leucistic Juvenile.
Taken at Strathclyde Park 30th December  2016 using  Nikon D5200
with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Carrion Crow.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Corvus corone.
Passeriformes.
Corvidae.
Craw.

Site Of Nest:
Materials:
Food:
Tall trees, cliff ledges and even pylons.
Sticks, lined with hair and bark.
Carrion of all kind. This Crow will kill and eat any small animal it can catch.
Not sure if this Crow killed this unfortunate pigeon but it certainly made a meal of it. Not pleasant, so, hover your mouse over the pictures if you wish to see the gory details.
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 10th December 2014 with Nikon D5200
with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens.
 
Plumage:
Length:
Breeding Period:
Eggs:
Black with a green or purple sheen.
48–52 cm.
April: Clutches 1
4-7 Pale bluish-green with dark brown and grey markings.
Voice: