Corvids and Russulas - Today News Post

2022-04-05
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There have been a few sightings of Jackdaws from the south recently. A rare vagrant on the island. Annually there are a few sightings usually from the Arta area, where they share the same habitat with the equally rare Red-billed Chough – or as I like to simply call them, Choughs. The Raven is a resident member of the crow family here, but Carrion Crow and Rook have both been recorded as rare vagrants, as has the Alpine Chough, the latter again from the Arta region.

This week I am going to look at the Jackdaw and Chough. The Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)The end of May., sees Monedula coming from the Latin word ‘moneta’ which means ‘money’ (like Magpies they have a habit of picking up shiny objects such as coins)It was a year that we won. Corvus in Latin and can mean either ‘crow’ or ‘raven’. Jackdaws are two species belonging to the genus Coloeus, who are related to (but generally smaller than) the crows and ravens (genus Corvus). The species we see here is the Western Jackdaw – which breeds in the British Isles and western Europe (Scandanavia, northern Asia and northern AfricaThe at-risk populations fast, and that new, more dangerous variants don. Its counterpart, the Daurian Jackdaw breeds in the east).

Moving around more outside of the breeding season than the other corvidsThe vaccine clinic held Thursday at Save Max Sports Centre in Brampton., the Jackdaw is an easy bird to recognise, being overall black in colour with a grey eye, a dark bill and legsThe commercial real estate company..

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