Hooded crow

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Hooded crow
A hooded crow
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Corvus
C. cornix
Binomial name
Corvus cornix
Clamator glandarius + Corvus cornix

The hooded crow (Corvus cornix) (also called hoodie[2]) is a type of crow found in north, east and south Europe, it is also found in the Middle East.[3][4][5][6]

Conservation status[change | change source]

This crow's conservation status is least concern, this means that this bird is safe and not in any danger of becoming extinct.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2017). "Corvus corone". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T22706016A118784397. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22706016A118784397.en.
  2. Greenoak, F. (1979). All the birds of the air; the names, lore and literature of British birds. Book Club Associates, London.
  3. "John McPherson on the Hooded Crow". BBC Radio 4.
  4. "two species of crow are evolving before our eyes in Europe". 29 March 2019.
  5. "Anglesey Hoodies scavenge for McDonalds leftovers".
  6. "The field held about 30 hooded crows and they seemed unusually tame". The Guardian.
Hooded crow is a typical omnivore.