British wildlife recordings

Corvids

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    00:00:47

  • Shelf mark

    W1CDR0001425 BD24

  • Subjects

    Birds

  • Recording date

    1961/04/28

  • Recording locations

    Culver, Devon: OS Grid Reference(284500,90500)

  • Recordist

    Shove, Lawrence

  • Species

    Raven (Corvus corax), Rook (Corvus frugilegus), Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) & Jackdaw (Corvus monedula)

  • Description

    Ravens, rooks, jackdaws and carrion crows all belong to the Corvidae or “Crow” family of birds. This is a large family that amongst many others also included species such as magpies, bluejays, nutcrackers. Members of the Corvidae can be found on every continent in the world (with the exception of Antarctica) and are considered to be highly intelligent birds, known for their playful personalities, mischievous ways, mimicry and raucous calls.

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