The jungle crow (Corvus macrorhynchos, paksunokkavaris in Finnish), is a widespread Asian species of crow. It is very adaptable and is able to survive on a wide range of food sources, making it capable of colonizing new areas, due to which it is often considered a nuisance, especially on islands. It has a large bill which is the source of its scientific name macrorhynchos (Ancient Greek for “large beak”), and it is sometimes known by the common names large-billed crow or thick-billed crow.
I took this picture in Bangkok, where – to my understanding – the rice bowl was served especially for these birds (and probably for the spirits as well, as there was a spirit house next to the table).
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I will post every week “Thursday Twitters”, pictures of birds mainly from
Finland and Southern Africa, occasionally also taken elsewhere.
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