Carrion Crow
(Corvus corone)

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Found throughout the Uk, the carrion crow is part of the crow family along with jackdaws, magpie's, ravens, and can be seen in most city centres, they are excellent scavengers

Description

All black glossy feathers with subtle green and purple, 40 - 55cm in length, 300 - 600kg in weight, Average life span 4 years

Biology

3 - 8 broods per year, 3 - 4 eggs per brood, incubation 16 - 20 days, Fledge within 2 months

Food

Natural scavengers, they will eat grain, seeds, insects, fruit, small mammals, dead animals and steal eggs from other birds nest

Carrion crows can be found in grasslands, parks, gardens.

Habitat

Reasons for control

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