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Hooded Crow


Hooded Crow
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Copyright: Olgierd Rozycki (rolesox) Silver Note Writer [C: 0 W: 0 N: 173] (1940)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-04-19
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon EOS 100D, Canon Zoom Lens EF 75-300mm, Marumi 58 mm MC-UV
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/2000 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2014-04-19 14:04
Viewed: 1169
Points: 0
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This picture was taken at Szczecin's Municipal Forest LAS ARKONSKI in Szczecin city.
The Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix) (sometimes called Hoodiecrow) is a Eurasian bird species in the crow genu. Widely distributed, it is also known locally as Scotch Crow, Danish Crow, and Corbie or Grey Crow in Ireland; Grey Crow is also what its Welsh name, Brân Lwyd, translates as. Found across Northern, Eastern and Southeastern Europe, as well as parts of the Middle East, it is an ashy grey bird with black head, throat, wings, tail and thigh feathers, as well as a black bill, eyes and feet. Like other corvids it is an omnivorous and opportunistic forager and feeder.
The Hooded Crow breeds in northern and eastern Europe, and closely allied forms inhabit southern Europe and western Asia. The length varies from 48 to 52 cm (19 to 20 in). When first hatched the young are much blacker than the parents. Juveniles have duller plumage with bluish or greyish eyes and initially a red mouth. Wingspan is from 90 to 100 cm (35.4 to 39.0 in) and weight is on average 500 grammes.
PL – wrona siwa (wrona) to średniej wielkości ptak z rodziny krukowatych (Corvidae), za-sadniczo wędrowny, choć duża część osobników jest już osiadła (dotyczy to zwłaszcza popu-lacji miejskich). Ciało wrony osiąga długość ok. 48–52 cm, rozpiętość skrzydeł ok. 90–100 cm, a masa ciała około 500 g.


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