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Hooded Crow

(Corvus cornix)
Alternate name(s): "Grey Crow", "Scotch Crow", "Danish Crow"
German name(s): "Nebelkrähe"

Size: 54-67 cm; wing span 1.15-1.3 m
Weight: 1.0-1.5 kg

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Hooded Crow at Wikipedia .

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Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "cornix"

ADULT

Frontal view of two Hooded Crows, together with two Western Jackdaws (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, January 2015]

Near-frontal view of an Hooded Crow, together with two Western Jackdaws (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, January 2015]

Lateral view of an Hooded Crow (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, January 2015]

Lateral view of an Hooded Crow (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Santa Caterina di Puttinuri, near Cuglieri, western Sardinia, Italy, June 2016]

Lateral view of an Hooded Crow, now looking away (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Santa Caterina di Puttinuri, near Cuglieri, western Sardinia, Italy, June 2016]

Near-dorsal view of an Hooded Crow (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, January 2015]

Hooded Crow, together with other corvids, namely Rook, back left, and Western Jackdaws, front and right (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, January 2015]

Two Hooded Crows and a Western Jackdaw (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, January 2015]

Food, Diet

Like all corvids, Hooded Crows are opportunistic omnivores.

Hooded Crows and Western Jackdaws pecking at something hidden under snow (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Near Brok, Masovia, Poland, January 2015]

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