Hooded Crow

About the Hooded Crow

Also known as: Scotch Crow, Danish Crow, Grey Crow, Hoodiecrow

The Hooded Crow is widely distributed across northern, eastern and southeastern Europe, and the middle east. It is a grey bird with black head, throat, wings, tail and bill.

It is similar in morphology and habits to the Carrion Crow. The Hooded Crow is omnivorous, with a diet similar to that of the Carrion Crow. It also drops molluscs and crabs to break them after the manner of the Carrion Crow.

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Details & Statistics

Added to Birdorable
Hatched on 02 April 2008
Scientific Name
Corvus cornix
  • Passeriformes
  • Corvidae
  • Corvus
  • C. cornix
Conservation Status
Least Concern (as of 16 November 2017)
LC
  • Least Concern (LC)
  • Near Threatened (NT)
  • Vulnerable (VU)
  • Endangered (EN)
  • Critically Endangered (CR)
  • Extinct in the Wild (EW)
  • Extinct (EX)
Source: IUCN Red List
Measurements
Units: Imperial / Metric
19 to 20 inches
39 inches
18 ounces

Range

International Names

Czech Vrána šedá
Danish Gråkrage
Dutch Bonte Kraai
Finnish Varis
French Corneille Mantelée
German Nebelkrähe
Italian Cornacchia Grigia
Korean 뿔까마귀 (Ppulkkamagwi)
Norwegian Kråke
Polish Wrona
Russian Черная ворона
Spanish Corneja Cenicienta
Swedish Gråkråka
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