American crow


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Noun1.American crow - common crow of North AmericaAmerican crow - common crow of North America  
crow - black birds having a raucous call
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On 15 August 2014, at 16:25 MDT, PH noticed an American Crow about 30 m distant that was anting among a group of 5 crows on a grassy athletic practice field on the edge of the University of Montana campus in Missoula, Montana (46[degrees]52'N, 113[degrees]59'W).
Thus, we evaluated the susceptibility of the European equivalent of the American crow, carrion crows (Corvuscorone), which are ubiquitously present across Europe, by injecting them with selected strains of WNV circulating in Europe and with the prototypic NY99 strain.
The American Crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) belongs to the Corvidae or crow family, which also includes ravens, jays and magpies.
He then watched his test subjects--first a pair of American crows, and later five common--ravens attempt to bring home the bacon (in this case, it was actually salami).
Key words: American Crow, Common Raven, corvids, effigy, non-lethal, predator management, Snowy Plover
The positive and negative predictive values of pelican WNV-associated deaths for human WNND cases were similar in magnitude to those of American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) deaths.
Two field studies of the American crow estimated local losses in New York and Oklahoma last year at 30 percent and 50 percent, respectively.
In New York, an epizootic of American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) deaths from West Nile virus (WNV) infection occurred during winter 2004-2005, a cold season when mosquitoes are not active.
Soon after the appearance of West Nile virus (WNV) in North America, a number of public health authorities designated the American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) a sentinel for WNV detection.
Of the 84 avian species recorded, the most frequent were northern cardinal (n = 110), black-capped chickadee (Poecile atricapillus) (n = 109), American robin (n = 103), bluejay (n = 102), and American crow (n = 100).

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