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The Jackdaw

The Jackdaw
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Copyright: Roma Januchowska (romuszka) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 233 W: 9 N: 352] (2263)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-04-03
Categories: Birds
Camera: Panasonic LUMIXdmcFZ18
Exposure: f/4, 1/500 seconds
Map: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds from my neighbourhood [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2009-04-05 15:49
Viewed: 3557
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note [Polish]
Jackdaw / Corvus monedula /
L 33 cm.

Average aves from family corvidae.The both sexes have the same colour. Black from grey neck and partly the sides of head as well as bottom of body. Whitish irises, visible from far, creator with dark feathers strong contrast.

The edges of forests, afforestation on field , old parks, of city. They step out on totality with herds.

It assembles on the ground invertebrates, semens and remainder. And also caterpillars and berry.

Jackdaws live in exact hierarchy. Joining in steam aves is curiosity. The male was associated the having np. number 5 in hierarchy of herd with partner interesting place fifth also. The relationships of jackdaws in case of change of hierarchic order jackdaws in structure of herd undergo the change also. New relationship contains from the jackdaw which in structure of herd was from him about one position higher previously for example if one of partners be promotes in herd.

It nests in colonies, with rule enough high. The placed in crack of wall nest czy the rock, in deep hollow, in inoperative chimney, on loft of tower or church. It uses from breeding cases also. It the chimneys, already during building of house, was one should protect before her with mesh from stainless wire ( does not one may destroy nests).

Under end of April or on beginning of May 4 folds-6 ova's about background sinozielonym with blue tint, about average dimensions 35x25 mm.

17 from composition first ovum lasts mostly-19 days. Nestlings are independent after ok. 30 days, but they on night come back to nest yet.

Hugged with choice protection.

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  • Lay Silver Star Critiquer [C: 32 W: 0 N: 2] (8)
  • [2009-04-05 16:59]

Hi Roma!
Great shot, very well done indeed! I like the colours, the drops of water, the sharpness and POV. Great!

Hi, Roma,

what a lovely bird and a great moment you have captured. very well done. thanks for sharing.

Man Yee

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2009-04-06 8:30]

Hi Roma.
Funny scene. You have pictured this cute bird perfectly. Timing is simply great. Feathers of the bird as well as its state of mood, water drops and water surface are reproduced excellently too. My compliments and TFS.

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  • briGG Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 195 W: 2 N: 344] (1823)
  • [2009-05-23 0:16]

Witaj Roma!

Alors là, on ne dirait pas du tout un choucas!!!

Et c'est la première fois que je vois cet oiseau prendre son bain!!!
belle prise, bien nette et originale.



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