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hooded crow Line breaks: hood¦ed crow

Definition of hooded crow in English:


A bird of the North and East European race of the carrion crow, having a grey body with a black head, wings, and tail.
  • Corvus corone cornix, family Corvidae
Example sentences
  • In much of Ireland and Scotland, our carrion crow is replaced by the grey-and-black hooded crow; in the border zones, the two species interbreed.
  • In Europe, hooded crows have been known to prey upon mussels.
  • Flying north through the lush green agricultural lands bordering the Tigris I watched hundred of egrets along with small flocks of rooks and hooded crows.
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