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Carrion /Hoody cross?

Observed: 3rd March 2010 By: rfs76
S159 Neighbourhood Nature - current student
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Description:

Part of a large group.
Most showed the lighter patches.

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Carrion Crow (Corvus corone) interacts

Comments

RoyW's picture

Pure 'corone' - not a hybrid.

I can't see any indication that this is a hybrid with Hooded Crow. It looks like a typical Carrion Crow to me, with the paler look to some parts of the plumage due to reflected light + perhaps some of the under feathers showing through.