jay! Add to Likebox #125395056 - Blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) when feeding her baby. Blue Jay. When patrolling the woods, Steller’s Jays stick to the high canopy, but you’ll hear their harsh, scolding calls if they’re nearby. calls, Blue Jays make a variety of musical sounds, and they can do a remarkable imitation of the scream of a Red-shouldered Hawk. A Blue Jay perched on tree branch. A thin back eye stripe marks the face. Rasmus Boegh BF member. Male and female blue jays look alike with a white face, throat, and chin bordered by a prominent black necklace that extends from the nape to the breast. Is there a visual way to tell the difference between a male and female blue jay? Can't remember if there's a minute difference in average size, though. Intelligent and adaptable, it may feed on almost anything, and it is quick to take advantage of bird feeders. Similar Images . Courtesy Lorraine Lynch Male and female blue jays are very difficult to tell apart, because they have identical markings. A large, dark jay of evergreen forests in the mountainous West. A Blue Jay perched on tree branch. Blue jays typically live in small flocks, and are highly protective of their nesting site. With Mark Duplass, Sarah Paulson, Clu Gulager, James Andrews. Michael Frankis conehead. When flying alone, blue jays are subject to predation by hawks, eagles, and other raptors, however when in groups they will 'mob' much larger birds in order to fight them off. The “blue jay” of dry lowlands along the Pacific seaboard, the California Scrub-Jay combines deep azure blue, clean white underparts, and soft gray-brown. Besides their raucous jay! The head, crest, and back are bluish purple, while the wings and tail are a bright blue … A Blue Jay perched on tree branch. One of the loudest and most colorful birds of eastern back yards and woodlots, the Blue Jay is unmistakable. A Blue Jay perched on tree branch. The bird is hard to miss thanks to its bright blue markings and a loud jayyy jayyy call. Directed by Alex Lehmann. Male and female blue jays are nearly identical. A female blue jay sits amongst tree branches vigilantly watching for danger and food opportunities. Add to Likebox #138904769 - Jay bird in the forest. Chances are good you’ve seen this jay the most. Similar Images . Meeting by chance when they return to their tiny California hometown, two former high-school sweethearts reflect on their shared past. winter. Steller’s Jays are common in forest wildernesses but are also fixtures of campgrounds, parklands, and backyards, where they are quick to spy bird feeders as well as unattended picnic items. Though a rare visitor west of the Rocky Mountains, blue jays live throughout the Midwest and East. #137036498 - A blue jay perched eats seeds and nuts from a picnic table covered.. Jun 20, 2004 #2 Normally it isn't possible to tell the female from the male Blue Jay just by the looks of it. It looks very similar to the Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay (they were considered the same species until 2016), but is brighter and more contrasting, with a bold blue breast band. Blue Jay on tree branch.