Hooded Crow

Corvus cornix

Hooded Crow – 2018

Corvus cornix The hooded crow was considered by most authorities to be a geographical races of the carrion crow as hybridization occurred where their ranges overlapped. However, in 2002, the hooded crow was elevated to full species status after closer observation showed that hybridisation was less than expected and hybrids had decreased vigour. It continues […]

Hooded Crow – 1949

Species account from the Birds of Pembrokeshire, 1949, by Lockley, Ingram and Salmon.

Hooded Crow – 1894

Corvus cornix – A winter visitor. Has become rare in the county, and in the West of England generally, in the last thirty years. At the time Mr. Tracy published his notes, nearly fifty years ago, a few used to visit the coast in the autumn, but did not stay long. One was shot at Pembroke, in December, 1889, and […]