A mid-sized member of the Corvid family, the Jackdaws are gregarious birds often seen around Turf and South Front. Although initially looking all black, they have a grey head. They feed on almost anything from seeds and berries to carrion and waste food from the bins. They nest in holes in trees with other family members often nesting only a few feet away. A noisy bird with a loud carr-carr call, they are seen at Wellington all the year round.

Jackdaw with mealworms on Turf -12.04.20- Mark Dodd

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