Courtship display by female when male arrives at nest site

Courtship display by female when male arrives at nest site
Species: Carrion Crow   Corvus corone
Author: Bruce Lepper
Thursday, March 12, 2009
Added to IBC: 10 Apr 2009 - 09:40
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Altitude (m): 
145 meters


They had chosen the nest site the previous day. But after a few days and many dropped sticks they abandoned this site and moved to another tree. I am assuming the bird displaying is the female. Sony SR11 + Sony 3x teleconverter, about 25 meters.

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Bruce Lepper, IBC1170226. Video of Carrion Crow Corvus corone at Toulouse, France. Accessible at

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