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house crow

  1. a black and gray crow, Corvus splendens, of India.
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  • The house-sparrow, like the house-crow, is a bird of the plains rather than of the hills.

    Birds of the Indian Hills

    Douglas Dewar

  • The caw of the house-crow is replaced by the deeper note of the corby.

  • Chief of these is that arch-villain Corvus splendens—the Indian house-crow.

  • The explanation is, of course, that the house-crow absorbs all the attention that man has to bestow upon the sable-plumaged tribe.

    Birds of the Plains

    Douglas Dewar