Birds of Morni: Jungle Crow

December 6, 2011

Jungle Crow (Corvus macrorhynchos) is a glossy jet black crow with a heavy bill. Its ‘caw’ is deep and hoarse. Found chiefly in the countryside, it feeds on carrion. It is omnivorous and feeds on eggs and chicks of other birds. It also feeds on small mammals. It build its nest in trees, a platform of twigs with a cup like depression. The koel frequently lays its eggs in its nest.

Jungle Crow at Aserwali

Jungle Crow

Jungle Crow- Large-billed Crow

Jungle Crow

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