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Observations on the Indian house crow (Corvus splendens vieillot) in Unguja, Pemba & adjacent islets

Alex L. Archer

Observations on the Indian house crow (Corvus splendens vieillot) in Unguja, Pemba & adjacent islets

by Alex L. Archer

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Published by The Commission in Zanzibar .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania,
  • Zanzibar.,
  • Pemba Island.
    • Subjects:
    • House crow -- Tanzania -- Zanzibar.,
    • House crow -- Tanzania -- Pemba Island.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby A.L. Archer [for the Commission for Lands and Environment, Zanzibar].
      SeriesZanzibar environmental study series ;, no. 10
      ContributionsZanzibar. Kamisheni ya Ardhi na Mazingira., Finland. Ulkoasiainministeriö. Kehitysyhteistyöosasto., Zanzibar Integrated Land and Environment Management Project.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL969.P2367 A73 1990
      The Physical Object
      Pagination16, iv leaves :
      Number of Pages16
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1268377M
      LC Control Number94982145

      If a crow passes from the left crowing it is considered a good omen. When many crows start crowing together in a corner or around the house it indicates approaching danger. Early in the morning when a crow comes flying from the North-East direction it indicates some good news. The crowing of a crow on the roof is inauspicious. Usual property stamps, etc. Former non-library owner's name penned on front cover. Contents otherwise clean throughout. Single chip to front cover with chipping to the spine bottom and top. Front cover top hinge is split 2 1/2" and bottom hinge 1 1/4". Back cover is complete and intact. Binding is tight.

        The Best of Mark Twain on India Mark Twain has always been one of my favorite writers and I finally got my hands on a print copy of his India reflections in the book Following the Equator. I’ve added several posts where I’ve quoted some of my favorite excerpts. the Indian House Crow Corvus splendens in Mombasa, Kenya. Scopus, 16(1): Ryall, C (). The pest status of the Indian House Crow Corvus splendens in Mombasa and a survey of its expansion of range in coastal Kenya; In: L. Bennun (Ed). Proc. VIIth Pan. .

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Observations on the Indian house crow (Corvus splendens vieillot) in Unguja, Pemba & adjacent islets by Alex L. Archer Download PDF EPUB FB2

(): Observations on influence of pinealectomy on certain aspects of testicular functions in the Indian house crow (Corvus splendens). Pavo 18 (): Ambadkar, P.M. & Chauhan, B.C. (): Certain histometric observations on cyclic changes in the thyroid glands of Indian house crow, Corvus splendens (Vieillot).

Pavo 19 (): The Indian House Crow (Corvus splendens) is a bird of the Crow family (Corvidae), and has a great ecological flexibility (Nyari and Peterson, ). A native of southern Asia, the species has a wide distribution in countries such as Nepal, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, amongst others (Ottens, 69).

It is between the jackdaw and the carrion crow in size (40 cm (16 in) in length) but is slimmer than either. The forehead, crown, throat and upper breast are a richly glossed black, whilst the neck and breast are a lighter grey-brown in colour.

The wings, tail and legs are : Corvidae. The study investigated nest success of the Indian House Crow in different tree species with varying canopy covers and heights. Fifty-five active nests and 38 inactive nests were observed and.

The Indian house crow is native to an extensive area of India, nearby parts of Asia and the Middle East. It has a well-documented history as an invasive pest overseas, with extensive naturalised populations in eastern Africa, Singapore and elsewhere.

Throughout much of its native and introduced range, it is considered a significant pest. The present paper documents the various aspects of the feeding ecology of House Crow which is a common resident bird of Jammu region.

It was observed to be an omnivorous feeder and exploited a wide variety of food resources without any predilection in the study area. Observations on various food resources exploited by House Crow in open agricultural fields. The Crow Indians User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Anthropologist Lowie interviewed numerous members of the Crow people from to That work was analyzed and condensed into this volume.

His observations cover ceremonies, religious beliefs, kinship, war, and the many facets of everyday life. Read full review/5(2). Not that many would miss it, but the crow — also known as the Indian House Crow or Corvus Splendens — could be on its way out in Bengaluru. The crow — the original pourakarmika (sanitary worker) of our cities, who cleaned up entire neighbourhoods of left-overs — is.

In there were over 9, Crow in the United States. See R. Lowie, The Crow Indians (, repr. ); P. Nabokov, Two Leggings: The Making of a Crow Warrior (); E. Denig, Five Indian Tribes of the Upper Missouri (). A study on the nesting biology of the House Crow Corvus splendens was conducted at Hazara University, Garden Campus (50 hectares), Mansehra, during the breeding season (June to.

House Crow has been observed to breed only once in a year, for a short duration of three to four months in hotter and drier months of summer (Nordin and Yousuf ) in the major part of its range in India (BakerHumeLambaSalim Ali and Akhter et al.

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Full text of "The Indian crow, his book" See other formats was their only lapse into real virtue." It is a native superstition that the perching of a crow on the top of a house, or its hopping over it, predicts a visit from a friend or relative ; but its cawing is the forerunner of some bad news.

as showing how the enforced tedium and. The Observations Of A Crow - Duration: Observation Of A Crow - Duration: 3, views. Lester Flatt and The Nashville Grass with a young Marty Stuart. Observations of the Indian House Crow Corvus splendens in Unguja, Pemba and adjacent islets Zanzibar Environment Report Study Series No, Ash, J.S.

UNEP report to the government of the republic Yemen on "combating the crow menace" 28p. The pest status of the Indian House Crow Corvus splendens in Mombasa and a survey of its expansion of range in coastal Kenya; In: L. Bennun (Ed). Proc.

VIIth Pan. African Ornith. Congr. Nairobi, Aug Ryall, C (). Notes on nest construction by the Indian House Crow Corvus splendens and other aspects of its breeding biology in Mombasa. The roost count and associated observations indicate a minimum population of about crows.

We do no know how many house crows roosted in their breeding colonies but it is unlikely to have greatly exceeded The house crow in Mauritius 67 the number of birds in attendance at the c. nests by: 6.

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Brite, The Crow. Crow (trans., through French gens des corbeaux, of their own name, Absároke, crow, sparrow hawk, or bird people).A Siouan tribe forming part of the Hidatsa group, their separation from the Hidatsa having taken place, as Matthews () believed, within the last years.

Medicine Crow became a passionate collector of stories and information about Crow life and history. This volume is a fascinating and informative collection of legends, humorous tales, history, and detailed accounts of life and culture, all told from Crow points of view.This historical fiction saga follows the life of the Crow family, from their beginnings in to the American Civil War and the times of the U.S.

Marshals, and finally to the story of Charles Crow - the last son of The House of Crow. Praise from readers/5(92).The House Crow, or Corvus splendens is a bird almost everyone loves to hate. ' Splendens ' in Latin translates to brilliant - a difficult adjective to use when talking about crows.

That it is dark, big, and black is not enough – it is singularly noisy and also a source of urban : Sumit Sen.