Jackdaws - Corvus monedula
The next morning I visited the place where the wallcreepers are nesting. By 9am, 40-50 of these pirates attacked the rock massif. They were checking in and out every cavity and hole. After about 15 min they disappeared, but until 13.30, the wallcreeper did not appear. And I had to leave - 470 km ahead to my home!
The western jackdaw , also known as the Eurasian jackdaw, European jackdaw, or simply jackdaw, is a passerine bird in the crow family. Found across Europe, western Asia and North Africa, it is mostly resident, although northern and eastern populations migrate south in winter. Four subspecies are recognised, which mainly differ in the colouration of the plumage on the head and nape. Linnaeus first described it formally, giving it the name ''Corvus monedula''. Later analysis of its DNA suggests that,.. more