•Scientific name: Corvus Monedula

•UK Conservation Status: Green

Jackdaw is a small, black crow with a distinctive silvery sheen to the back of its head. The pale eyes are also noticeable.

The jackdaw call is a familiar hard 'tchack' from which it gets its name.

It will commonly nest in chimneys, buildings, rock crevices and tree holes.

•Length: 34cm

•Wingspan: 70cm

•Weight: 220g

•UK breeding: 1,400,000 pairs