Eurasian Jackdaw

Other Names: Jackdaw

Distribution

North West Africa through Europe, Iran, north-west India and Siberia.  Typically found in wooded steppes, woodland, cultivated land, pasture and coastal cliffs.

Description

The smallest of all crows, they measure between 13 - 15 inches (34–39 centimeters) in length (including the tail).  The plumage is black or greyish black, except for the cheeks, neck and nape, which are light grey to greyish silver.

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Eurasian Jackdaw

Eurasian Jackdaw

Bill Shape
all-purpose
Eats
peanuts
Regions
atlanticcoast
connecticut
labrador
maine
massachusetts
new foundland
new york
nova scotia
ontario
pennsylvania
quebec
rhodeisland
Tail Shape
fan-shaped-tail
Wing Shape
rounded-wings
Habitat
mountains
Urban
Color
black
Body Shape
perching
Size
medium
Order
perching birds or songbirds - passeriformes
Conservation Status
Least Concern
Bird Species