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