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Rook

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The Rook is in the crow family of birds. They can be found mainly in Great Britain, but extend east into Asia.
  Rook on a beach
 
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Description

Latin Name: Corvus frugilegus Conservation Status: Least Concern
Distribution: Great Britain, Central Europe, Asia Average Length: 40 cm
 
The Rook is black in colouration, looking similar to a Crow, but smaller. The feathers give off a dark blue sheen. They eat earthworms and other assorted insects, fruits and seeds. Rooks can also be found in dumps, and areas where human food waste is left lying around.
 

         
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