This paper describes food hoarding by Carrion Crows Corvus corone (mainly of the grey-and-black 'hooded' race cornix) feeding from mammal carcases in west Scotland.

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Observations on the extent to which scavenging birds competed for food with foxes Vulpes vulpes, and how this scavenging might be limited by interand intra specific behaviour, were made on the 2,800-ha Drimnin estate, Ar


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