- The sounds that crows make when they notify one another of their positions. The crow call is used by turkey hunters to cause a tom to gobble instinctively. Many times when a turkey hears a high-pitched noise like a crow call, he reacts as you do when someone jumps out of a dark closet and shouts, "Boo!" You may scream, because that's the first vocalization that you give to the emotion you feel when you're frightened unexpectedly.
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