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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At least with its ominous associations, the American crow reflected a glooming, looming sense of doom.
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).
A Bonferroni correction was applied to each p value, according to the number of comparisons (corrected p value of 0.05/10 = 0.005 for carrion crow peak viremia and organs of carrion crows euthanized on day 4; corrected p value of 0.05/6 = 0.008 for American crow peak viremia and organs of carrion crows euthanized due to illness).
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).
I'll bet you a cigar - an expensive cigar, not the cheap ones I usually smoke - that Steve has made more European speeches than any American Crow.
Slightly smaller than an American crow, the northern hawk owl (Surnia ulula) is a striking, day hunting owl which constantly searches for prey from a high perch.
To determine susceptibility and immune response, we challenged 7-week-old wood ducks (Aix sponsa) with a 1999 American crow (Corvus brachyrhynchos) isolate of WNV.
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.

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