jackdaw


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Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)—John Markham

Crowlike black bird (Corvus monedula) with gray nape and pearly eyes. About 13 in. (33 cm) long, jackdaws breed in colonies in treeholes and on cliffs and tall buildings; their flocks fly in formation around the site. Their cry sounds like their name: “chak.” The species ranges from the British Isles to central Asia. See also crow, grackle.

Variants of JACKDAW

jackdaw or daw

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