Roger Murfitt’s note (Brit. Birds 112: 408), describing Carrion Crows Corvus corone dropping freshwater mussels at Moor Green Lakes in Berkshire, prompted two other responses describing similar behaviour by this species, both involving Swan Mussels Anodonta cygnea and both from the English Midlands in 2018.

Andy Smith noted this behaviour at Thornton Reservoir, Leice


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