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Nordic Jackdaw - Corvus monedula monedula

 

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2016:

One showing characteristics of this form was present in the Northwick Warth/ Pilning Wetland area on April 22nd - 23rd; Another individual also showing characteristics of this form was present at Tockington on April 23rd; One showing characteristics of this form was seen on Pilning Wetland on June 1st and 9th.

 

2015:

One showing characteristics of this form was present briefly on Pilning Wetland, New Passage in the afternoon on November 6th - 7th.

 

2014:

On January 25th a Jackdaw showing some characteristics of the 'Nordic' form was present in horse paddocks at West Littleton; On November 18th a Jackdaw showing some characteristics of the 'Nordic' form was present in fields from Rushmead Lane, Marshfield; A Jackdaw showing characteristics of the 'Nordic' form was seen on Northwick Warth on December 11th before being 'chased off' by Jackdaws.

 

2008:

On January 25th a Jackdaw showing characteristics of the Nordic form; a distinct grey head and whitish collar was seen in horse paddocks along George Lane at Marshfield with Rooks and Jackdaw; One seen briefly with around 300 Jackdaw along Down Track, Down Road at Marshfield on February 10th and one seen feeding in ploughed fields off Northfield Lane at Marshfield on March 1st were presumed to be the same individual. This is the first documented reference to this form in S. Gloucestershire. One was seen in the morning on November 26th from the public footpath between Keynsham and Swineford in a damp field beside the R. Avon north-west of the river opposite Avon Valley Country Park.

 

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