Hooded Crow
Fact File
Taken at Stromeferry on 4th October 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500mm zoom lens
 

 
Hooded Crow.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Corvus cornix.
Passeriformes.
Corvidae.
Hoodie Crow.
In Russia it is known as the Militia Crow
as it's colour pattern resembles police uniforms.

Site Of Nest:
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Food:
Plumage:






Length:
Breeding Period:
Eggs:
High trees, pylons, Cliff edges
Bulky stick nest.
Omnivore. Carrion.
The Hooded Crow and Carrion Crow were considered
to be the same species until 2002 when the Hooded Crow
was elevated to full species status.Except for the head,
throat, wings, tail and thigh feathers, which are black and
mostly glossy, the plumage is ash-grey, the dark shafts
giving it a streaky appearance. The bill and legs are black;
the iris is dark brown.
48 to 52 cm.

May - June.
4 to 6. Blue with brown speckles. View
Voice As Carrion Crow