Grey-hooded Irish crow

Marie-Thérèse O’Loughlin


I’m rather pleased with this Irish grey-hooded crow photo that was taken from within side my balcony window the other day. Although, it is not the best focussed shot, it’s not bad considering that it was taken on a dank grey morning. I had to go in search of the breed, as I had not seen a crow with greyish/white breast before. I’ve often heard the distinct caw-caw sounds in the country, and wondered about the breed of the birds behind the audio sounds.

Hooded Crow – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Hooded Crow (Corvus cornix) (sometimes called Hoodie crow) is a Eurasian bird species in the crow genus. Widely distributed, it is also known locally as Scotch CrowDanish Crow, and Corbie or Grey Crow in Ireland; Grey Crow is also what its Welsh name, Brân Lwyd, translates as. Found across Northern

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