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Gray Jay

Perisoreus canadensis

Description:

This bird is mostly grey, with white underbellies, and white and black on the head. The video I have is better than the photos. The video is linked on the right hand side of this page.

Habitat:

Forest area - Wikipedia says "The vast majority of gray jays live where there is a strong presence of one or more of black spruce (Picea mariana), white spruce (P. glauca), Engelmann spruce (P. engelmanni), jack pine (Pinus banksiana), or lodgepole pine (P. contorta)."

Notes:

This is the first time I have ever seen this bird on my property. I live in a forested area. These birds show up every morning, when I feed my chickens. They wait for the chickens to walk away, and then they finish the left over scratch.

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Glanecia
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Glanecia

Washington, USA

Spotted on Dec 25, 2015
Submitted on Dec 25, 2015

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