Western Jackdaw
Corvus monedula

– rather large passerine, smallest corvid, roughly size of Eurasian Collared Dove
– diurnal migrant
– migrates in small to large, dense flocks often mixed with Rook

BIF921_MPU_MG_6074_090420_wjdaw-2-2CY_d_north-sea
Western Jackdaw Corvus m. monedula, 2CY
BIF0921, 20/04/2009, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF922_MPU_MG_6068_090420_wjdaw-3-2CY_d_north-sea
Western Jackdaw Corvus m. monedula, 2CY
BIF0922, 20/04/2009, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF923_MPU_MG_6084_090420_wjdaw-3-2CY_d_north-sea
Western Jackdaw Corvus m. monedula, 2CY
BIF0923, 20/04/2009, North Sea, offshore, Mathias Putze

BIF924_MPU_PM_1935_110717_wjdaw-5_es_murcia
Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula spermologus
BIF0924, 17/07/2011, Murcia, Spain, Mathias Putze

BIF925_MPU_I1Q9873_121026_wjdaw-4_d_havelland
Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula spermologus
BIF0925, 26/10/2012, Havelland, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF905_MPU_PMA4223_110108_rook-3_wjdaw-1_d_leipzig
Western Jackdaw Corvus m. monedula
Rook Corvus f. frugilegus
BIF0905, 08/01/11, Leipzig, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF926_MPU_I1Q2450_150407_wjdaw-FL_d_north-sea
Western Jackdaw Corvus m. monedula
BIF0926, 07/04/2015, North Sea, Germany, Mathias Putze

BIF910_MPU_PUM8892_120206_rook-FL_d_schadebach
Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula spermologus
Rook Corvus f. frugilegus
BIF0910, 06/02/2012, Schadebacher Teiche, Germany, Mathias Putze

Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula spermologus, 200m high
BIF0927, 06/04/2015, Cuxhaven, Germany, Patrick Franke
Sennheiser MKH30/50

BIF928-3_PFR07177_1-11_120615_ckest_wjdaw-spermologus-FL-C_d_st_langeneichst_REF-S
Western Jackdaw Corvus monedula spermologus
BIF0928, 15/06/2012, Langeneichstädt, Germany, Patrick Franke
Telinga parabolic reflector

comparison species:
Rook
Carrion Crow
Oriental Crow
Hooded Crow
Northern Raven
Brown-necked Raven

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