House Crow

House Crow House Crow

 

Summary:

The House Crow Omnivorous, an abundant bird which originates from Asia. A intelligent and quite aggressive bird. Abundant in crime ridden townships. Forages on the ground, roosts communally in trees.

Habitat:
  • Urban / Dense human settlements.
Breeding:
  • Nests in fork of tree, on buildings or telephone poles.
  • Clutch: 3-6 eggs
Damage:
  • Bacterial diseases like cholera caused by ectoparasites.
  • Uric acids in feaces are highly corrosive:
  • Feaces cause damage to waterproofing of roofs causing leaks; feaces damage paint work of automobiles with regular/long contact; feces also damage air conditioning units and solar panels.
  • Degrading the aesthetics of potentially neat and beautiful buildings.
  • May cause a health risk when HACP standards are not met by food processing companies as a result of birds entering factories and warehouses: bird droppings damage and infest raw materials, products in process and finished goods.
  • Very intelligent – well known thieves of various items.
Control:

Eagle Eye Silver

FlashFlag Silver

 

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