Carrion Crow (Corvus corone)

STATUS AT LONGHAM LAKES

Year-round resident, seen on every visit. Large numbers occur near Hampreston and can sometimes be seen from the site.

Carrion Crows (Dominic Couzens)

Carrion Crows, Longham Lakes, September 2011 (Dominic Couzens)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Putative high counts:
1. 7 on 11th March 2007.
2. 5 on 16th December 2010.
3. 50+ on 26th September 2011.
4. 152 (41 and 111 on different fields) on 23rd February 2013 (Trevor Thorpe).
5. 64 in Samuel’s Wood on 30th October 2014.
6. 40+ on 20th January 2015 (Trevor Wilkinson).
7. 40 on 24th April 2015.

Breeding:
Juvenile seen 15th July 2005.
2010: 2 pairs (1 nest Emily’s Wood, 1 pair Samuel’s Wood).
2014: 1 pair at least, Samuel’s Wood.
2016: 2 territories were held, one each at Emily’s Wood and Samuel’s Wood (Steve Morrison).

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