- A small, gray-headed crow that typically nests in tall buildings and chimneys, noted for its inquisitiveness.
More example sentences
- Genus Corvus, family Corvidae: two species, in particular the Eurasian C. monedula
- 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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