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Smaller than snipe with a shorter bill. It is a secretive bird and when approached it tends to crouch down, relying on its camouflaged plumage, only flying at the last minute. It will fly low and rapi... More...
This is a small, black crow with a distinctive silvery sheen to the back of its head. The pale eyes are also noticeable.... More...
Although they are the most colourful members of the crow family, jays are actually quite difficult to see. They are shy woodland birds, rarely moving far from cover. The screaming call usually lets yo... More...
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