7 CORVIDS SEEN IN ONE DAY AND FACTS AND FIG­URES ABOUT EACH OF THEM

Bird Watching (UK) - - Species Corvids -

RAVEN

Sci­en­tific name: Corvus corax Length: 54-57cm Wingspan: 84-100cm UK num­bers: 7,400 breed­ing pairs Habi­tat: Up­lands, coastal cliffs Diet: Car­rion

CAR­RION CROW

Sci­en­tific name: Corvus corone corone Length: 44-51cm Wingspan: 84-100cm UK num­bers: One mil­lion ter­ri­to­ries Habi­tat: Found al­most ev­ery­where Diet: Car­rion, in­sects, scraps, fruit, seed

JACK­DAW

Sci­en­tific name: Corvus mon­edula Length: 30-34cm Wingspan: 64-73cm UK num­bers: 1.4 mil­lion pairs Habi­tat: Fields, woods, parks, gar­dens Diet: Young birds, in­sects, fruit, seed, scraps

JAY

Sci­en­tific name: Gar­ru­lus glan­dar­ius Length: 32-35cm Wingspan: 54-58cm UK num­bers: 170,000 ter­ri­to­ries Habi­tat: Wood­land, wooded parks Diet: Small mam­mals, in­sects, fruit

MAG­PIE

Sci­en­tific name: Pica pica Length: 40-51cm Wingspan: 52-60cm UK num­bers: 600.000 ter­ri­to­ries Habi­tat: Farms, vil­lages, ur­ban ar­eas Diet: Om­ni­vore and scav­enger

ROOK

Sci­en­tific name: Corvus frugi­le­gus

Length: 41-49cm Wingspan: 81-94cm UK num­bers: 1.1 mil­lion breed­ing pairs Habi­tat: Open fields, road­side, town parks Diet: Worms, grain, in­sects

CHOUGH

Sci­en­tific name: Pyrrho­co­rax pyrrho­co­rax Length: 37-41cm Wingspan: 64-73cm UK num­bers: 250-350 breed­ing pairs Habi­tat: Steep rocky coasts Diet: In­sects, larva

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