Until recently, the hooded crow was regarded as the same species as the carrion crow, this comes down to their similarities. One of these being feeding on dead animals. Unlike carrion crow, the hooded crow tend to be more sociable when feeding and groups can be seen together in fields.
In areas where the two species overlap, some interbreeding can take place and you'll see birds with a mixed grey and black body plumage.
The hooded crow is oomnivorous, and their diets consist of young birds, eggs, carrion, grain and invertebrates.
A resident UK breeder, the common raven is the largest member of the crow family and one of the most widespread naturally occurring birds in the world. It is an impressive and highly intelligent bird.
A highly intelligent, inquisitive and social bird, it is the smallest member of the crow family resident within the British Isles.
Also known as the Red Billed Chough or Cornish Chough, this non migratory resident is the least common member of the crow family.