Definition of jackdaw in English:

jackdaw

Syllabification: jack·daw
Pronunciation: /ˈjakˌdô
 
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noun

  • A small, gray-headed crow that typically nests in tall buildings and chimneys, noted for its inquisitiveness.
    • Genus Corvus, family Corvidae: two species, in particular the Eurasian C. monedula
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    • There are 113 members of the avian family called Corvidae, or corvids, which includes crows, jackdaws, rooks, ravens, as well as jays, nutcrackers and magpies.
    • The corvines - crows, rooks, jays, magpies and jackdaws - are relentless stealers of other birds' eggs and chicks.
    • The corvids of North America consist of one species of jackdaw, four crows, two ravens, one nutcracker, two magpies, and ten species of jays.

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