Key information: The clever Hooded Crow is usually seen by the side of the road. It can eat almost everything and won’t hesitate to steal food from smaller birds. It has a big head and wings. It can be seen perching on top of big trees together with other Hooded Crows. It mates for life.
Length: 44 – 51 cm
Habitat: Towns and villages, farmland
When they can be seen: All year round
What they eat: Omnivorous
In Cyprus: Can be seen all over Cyprus, but not at high altitude
Status: Resident breeder
Illustration by Paschalis Dougalis