UK Safari Home Page
   A Website for Anyone Interested in the
   Wildlife and Countryside of Britain

Nature Photo

 Home | Animals + Nature | Nature Shop | Photography | Members Area | Latest News | Advertise | E-Cards


Free Newsletter

NewsletterSent to you
by e-mail

Simply enter your details and hit the send button
more info

Your name

e-mail address  


First Visit?
Click Here

Explore More

Terms of Use
About Us
Contact Us


Go back Go Back  |  Bookmark Add to Favourites  |  Print Page Print Page  | E-Mail Us Tell us what you think of this page

Bird  Jackdaw

Jackdaw - Photo  Copyright 2005 Charmain Hall Photo: Charmain Hall

UK Safari Tip:
Get help identifying birds with the superbly illustrated "Top 50 Garden Birds" identification chart - click here

Latin name: Corvus monedula

Size: Approximately 30 to 34cms

Distribution: Found in most parts of the UK.

Months seen: All year round

Food: Omnivore. Will take worms, insects, seeds, eggs etc.

Habitat: Farmland, woods, cliffs, parks.

Special features: The jackdaw has a black back, beak and legs. It's front is dark grey and it has a light grey nape.

The jackdaw nests in trees, the nests of other birds, and frequently in chimney pots on houses.

Did You Know?
Just like swans, jackdaws pair for life.

Track Down More Info

UK Safari Bird Section

  2006 G. Bradley. All Rights Reserved