Observations on the Indian house crow (Corvus splendens vieillot) in Unguja, Pemba & adjacent islets
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Observations on the Indian house crow (Corvus splendens vieillot) in Unguja, Pemba & adjacent islets

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Published by The Commission in Zanzibar .
Written in English



  • Tanzania,
  • Zanzibar.,
  • Pemba Island.


  • House crow -- Tanzania -- Zanzibar.,
  • House crow -- Tanzania -- Pemba Island.

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Edition Notes

Statementby A.L. Archer [for the Commission for Lands and Environment, Zanzibar].
SeriesZanzibar environmental study series ;, no. 10
ContributionsZanzibar. Kamisheni ya Ardhi na Mazingira., Finland. Ulkoasiainministeriö. Kehitysyhteistyöosasto., Zanzibar Integrated Land and Environment Management Project.
LC ClassificationsQL969.P2367 A73 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination16, iv leaves :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1268377M
LC Control Number94982145

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It is between the jackdaw and the carrion crow in size (40 cm (16 in) in length) but is slimmer than either. The forehead, crown, throat and upper breast are a richly glossed black, whilst the neck and breast are a lighter grey-brown in colour. The wings, tail and legs are : Corvidae. The study investigated nest success of the Indian House Crow in different tree species with varying canopy covers and heights. Fifty-five active nests and 38 inactive nests were observed and. The Indian house crow is native to an extensive area of India, nearby parts of Asia and the Middle East. It has a well-documented history as an invasive pest overseas, with extensive naturalised populations in eastern Africa, Singapore and elsewhere. Throughout much of its native and introduced range, it is considered a significant pest. The present paper documents the various aspects of the feeding ecology of House Crow which is a common resident bird of Jammu region. It was observed to be an omnivorous feeder and exploited a wide variety of food resources without any predilection in the study area. Observations on various food resources exploited by House Crow in open agricultural fields.

The Crow Indians User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Anthropologist Lowie interviewed numerous members of the Crow people from to That work was analyzed and condensed into this volume. His observations cover ceremonies, religious beliefs, kinship, war, and the many facets of everyday life. Read full review/5(2).   Not that many would miss it, but the crow — also known as the Indian House Crow or Corvus Splendens — could be on its way out in Bengaluru. The crow — the original pourakarmika (sanitary worker) of our cities, who cleaned up entire neighbourhoods of left-overs — is . In there were over 9, Crow in the United States. See R. H. Lowie, The Crow Indians (, repr. ); P. Nabokov, Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior (); E. G. Denig, Five Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri (). A study on the nesting biology of the House Crow Corvus splendens was conducted at Hazara University, Garden Campus (50 hectares), Mansehra, during the breeding season (June to .

House Crow has been observed to breed only once in a year, for a short duration of three to four months in hotter and drier months of summer (Nordin and Yousuf ) in the major part of its range in India (Baker , Hume , Lamba , Salim Ali and Akhter et al. ). Categories Crow, Crow birdhouse, crows. Tags bird house for crows, birdhouse for crows, crow bird house, crow birdhouse. Post navigation. Previous Post Previous Post: The Raven (Ice Sculpture) Indian Jungle Crow (1) Indochina (1) Indonesia (3) injured bird (3) Injured birds (2). Full text of "The Indian crow, his book" See other formats was their only lapse into real virtue." It is a native superstition that the perching of a crow on the top of a house, or its hopping over it, predicts a visit from a friend or relative ; but its cawing is the forerunner of some bad news. as showing how the enforced tedium and.   The Observations Of A Crow - Duration: Observation Of A Crow - Duration: 3, views. Lester Flatt and The Nashville Grass with a young Marty Stuart - .