We may safely attribute the greater wildness of our large birds to this cause; for in uninhabited islands large birds are not more fearful than small; and the magpie, so wary in England, is tame in Norway, as is the hooded crow
By God and St Dennis, an ye pay not the richer ransom, I will hang ye up by the feet from the iron bars of these windows, till the kites and hooded crows
have made skeletons of you!
| Other sightings this week include a flock of 65 full-grown juvenile Goosanders near Beaumaris, and Hooded Crow
at RSPB South Stack.
The collapsing population only started recovering when a new manager began to limit the number of eider predators, such as fox and hooded crow
Rooks rule the roost in Ireland along with another member of the crow family, the hooded crow
A hooded crow
scurries along the low tide line here at Rosslare Strand on a cold clear February morning.
In the subsequent summer, breeding of two boreal generalist predators, red fox and Hooded Crow
, was recorded for the first time in a monitoring area in the Low Arctic tundra of this region.
Future studies assessing the susceptibility of the closely related hooded crow
(Corvus cornix) to WNV may also prove to be insightful, as this is the more predominant corvid species in eastern and southeastern Europe, where WNV is more common.
Quoth I, 'Thou hoary, hooded crow
, Why do ye glower upon me so?'
He recalled a peculiar encounter with wildlife near El Fayoum: "I noticed a hooded crow
catching snails from a nearby irrigation canal.
Long-term memory in egg predators: an experiment with hooded crow
. Ornis Scand., 18:323-325.
one feature of the list which is likely to annoy the serious ornithologist is that one name can refer to quite different birds (e.g., huidie craw = hooded crow
, carrion crow and black headed gull ...), an experience no doubt ruefully acknowledged by lexicographers and dialectologists in relation to the names given by respondents for specific types of flora and fauna.