A small black and gray bird of the crow family, found in Europe and western Asia.
From old english "geacdæg" and old norse "gagadaugr".
- Jackdaws are known for their intelligence and their ability to mimic other birds.
- The jackdaw is a common resident in the British Isles.
- Jackdaws are found in open country and in towns and cities.
- The jackdaw's scientific name is Corvus monedula.
- Jackdaws are known for their playful behavior and for building nests in chimneys and other unusual places.