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"The Jackdaw"


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Copyright: Marcin Lewandowski (Freak_Of_Nature) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 25 W: 4 N: 14] (732)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-04-15
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS350D/Digital Rebel XT, Jupiter 21m 200/4, RAW @ ISO 100
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-05-23 13:19
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Points: 2
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The Jackdaw (Corvus monedula) is one of the smallest species (34-39 cm in length) in the genus of crows and ravens. Most of the plumage is black or greyish black except for the cheeks, nape and neck which are light grey to greyish silver. The iris is greyish white or silvery white, the only member of the genus outside of the Australasian region to have this feature. The bird is sociable, moving around in pairs (male and female) or in larger groups, though the pairs of birds stay together within the flocks.
A very large area stretching from North West Africa through virtually all of Europe, Iran, North West India and Siberia. Inhabits wooded steppes, woodland, cultivated land, pasture, coastal cliffs and villages and towns.

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  • hekcik Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 291 W: 15 N: 305] (1827)
  • [2006-05-23 14:19]

Witaj,

Dobre, ostre i czyste.

Pozdr
Norbert

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