Eurasian jackdaw

The Jackdaw was one of the many species originally described by Linnaeus in his 18th century work, Systema Naturae, and it still bears its original name of Corvus monedula.

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The Eurasian jackdaw is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The food is similar to that of the Eurasian Jackdaw and is cultivated grains, insects, berries, eggs, carrion and faeces. Nesting This species will nest in trees where suitable holes cannot be found though tree cavities or rock openings and ruined buildings are still favoured. The eggs are the same as for the Eurasian Jackdaw. More

* Video preview image Eurasian Jackdaw and Common Kestrel in mortal kombat Netherlands SoNaR 4 April 2009 1 year ago 2 min 39 sec 4.5 * Video preview image Two immature birds squabbling over food Aberporth, Wales, UK (ssp spermologus) Dave Jackson 30 June 1999 2 years ago 24 sec 4. More

The Eurasian Jackdaw is native to many parts of Asia, the Middle East and Europe. This bird species is thought to be extinct in Tunisia and Malta. It has also been seen in Canada, Japan and the United States. The range of the Eurasian Jackdaw is estimated to be about 10 million square kilometers. The population of this bird species is around 30,000 individual birds. More

Eurasian Jackdaw: Accidental to casual in southeastern Canada and northeastern U.S. Found in both town and country, and is often seen around churches and old buildings; resident on farmlands and in towns and parks. Breeding and Nesting Eurasian Jackdaw: Four to six pale blue-green or buff eggs with fine brown dots are laid in a nest made of twigs and grass, lined with finer grass and wool, and built in a tree hole, cliff ridge, burrow, crevice, or pipe. More

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Eurasian Jackdaw - Eurasian Jackdaw information - Eurasian Jackdaw facts The Eurasian Jackdaw is spread all around Europe apart from the northern parts of Scandinavia. Moreover it can be also found in eastern parts of Asia and northwestern parts of Africa. That is also the reason, why it is called the ``Eurasian``. Corvus mendula is 39 cm /15 inches/ big. It has got rather dark feathering. The eye and throat area are black, whereas the neck and the back are greyish silver. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Corvidae
Genus : Corvus
Species : monedula
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758