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Birds by name
Conservation status: Green
This is a small, black crow with a distinctive silvery sheen to the back of its head. The pale eyes are also noticeable.
Jackdaws can be found in fields, woods, parks and gardens. They're social birds and roost communally in woodlands. They're widespread and common across the UK, except the Scottish Highlands.
At any time of year. Jackdaws often join up with rooks and carrion crows in autumn and winter to roost together in huge numbers.
Insects, young birds and eggs, fruit, seeds and scraps.
* UK breeding is the number of pairs breeding annually. UK wintering is the number of individuals present from October to March. UK passage is the number of individuals passing through on migration in spring and/or autumn.
Please note that the map is only intended as a guide. It shows general distribution rather than detailed, localised populations.
Patrik Aberg, Xeno-canto
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