At the feeder: Blue jay

“What wild creature is more accessible to our eyes and ears, as close to us and everyone in the world, as universal as a bird?”  (David Attenborough)

Winter birds: Blue Jay

  Blue Jay facts: A large crested songbird, the Blue Jay is larger than a robin but smaller than a crow.  It is quite familiar to most people in the U.S., especially in the central and eastern portions of the country. Blue Jays have a large variety of calls that carry long distances, including raucous jeers, gurgling sounds,…