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Blue Jay

Cyanocitta cristata


The blue jay is between 9 and 12 inches long. It is bright blue on top and white to gray on its throat, chest and belly. It has a gray-blue crest on its head and black and white bars on its wings and tail. Its bill, legs and feet are black. It also has a black "necklace" on its lower throat.


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joanbstanley 11 years ago

This fellow was playing hard to get too, but finally sat where I could get some shots.

alicelongmartin 11 years ago

I have a nice Blue Jay like yours in my yard, but I am blessed if I can get a decent picture through the window!

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Denton, Texas, USA

Spotted on Jan 15, 2013
Submitted on Jan 17, 2013

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