carrion crow

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American vulture smaller than the turkey buzzard

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Carrion crows (Corvus corone) of southwest Germany: important hosts for haemosporidian parasites.
When I was on holiday in Ireland last year, I became aware of the fact that there were no carrion crows around.
Less amusing but chilling are the carrion crows which descend on the corpses of the soldiers and horses on the battlefield as the reality of war is grimly captured.
There should be no facility for these carrion crows of the music world in any part of Scotland, but they should be driven out of the publiclyowned home of the SSE Hydro.
Over 6,300 school children in Scotland spent an hour in nature counting birds in 2017's survey, with blackbirds remaining the most common playground visitor followed by carrion crows and starlings.
* Susceptibility of Carrion Crows to Experimental Infection with Lineage 1 and 2 West Nile Viruses
Reports of a quantity-related ability come from chickens, horses, dogs, honeybees, spiders, salamanders, guppies, chimps, macaques, bears, lions, carrion crows and many more.
The corvine contingent here is of Carrion Crows, big, bold and all black, Jackdaws, Rooks and Magpies.
The lawful control of predators such as foxes, carrion crows, stoats and weasels, is therefore essential.
Sassui too uses the same medium, when she is in the middle of mighty hills; no one accompanies her except carrion crows, which she enquires about Punhoo and his footprints.
"Jackdaws, carrion crows and magpies will all exploit this source of food and they are not so sophisticated in the way they feed.
All of them are like carrion crows fed by the injustice of the threshold.
In a separate study, published in the journal Animal Cognition, the team investigated the ability of carrion crows to differentiate between the voices and calls of familiar and unfamiliar humans and jackdaws, or 'heterospecific individuals' ie.