Hooded crow

species of bird

The hooded crow (Corvus cornix) (also called hoodie[2]) is a type of crow found in north, east and south Europe, it is also found in the Middle East.[3][4][5][6]

Hooded crow
20190504 Wrona siwa na ulicy Budapesztu 1450 2350 DxO.jpg
A hooded crow
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Corvus
C. cornix
Binomial name
Corvus cornix
Hooded crow map2.jpg
Clamator glandarius + Corvus cornix

Conservation statusEdit

This crow's conservation status is least concern, this means that this bird is safe and not in any danger.


  1. BirdLife International (2017). "Corvus corone". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T22706016A118784397. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T22706016A118784397.en.
  2. Greenoak, F. (1979). All the birds of the air; the names, lore and literature of British birds. Book Club Associates, London.
  3. "John McPherson on the Hooded Crow". BBC Radio 4.
  4. "two species of crow are evolving before our eyes in Europe".
  5. "Anglesey Hoodies scavenge for McDonalds leftovers".
  6. "The field held about 30 hooded crows and they seemed unusually tame". The Guardian.