IDENTIFYING CROW FAMILY

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Well I have positively identified the group of jackdaws that visit every afternoon. I googled in jackdaw and up came the identical pictures of black capped grey-necked birds, So I tried raven and I am pretty sure thats the huge all black bird that visits us daily I listened to its cry and it has to be the one,

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9 Jun, 2010
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bonkersbon said:

Thats great for you as they are the least common of the crow family !

10 Jun, 2010
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lilypad said:

Still not sure, though. It is about twice as large as a crow, but the article said it eats carrion. Could this be its only food or would worms and slugs qualify. It is completely black with large strong beak. I shall try to film it. Thank you for answering

10 Jun, 2010
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bonkersbon said:

On Springwatch a brief film of Ravens tonight ... if not seen will be on iplayer should help with ID.

13 Jun, 2010
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lilypad said:

Thank you Bonkersbon I shall look oniplayer as I have been in Sandbanks over the weekend.

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