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Blue Jay - Cyanocitta cristata

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Size: 11-12"

Bright blue above with blue crest,black face marks and black and white pattern in wings.

Voice: harsh "jay-jay" and a variety of other calls

Range: East of the Rockies from southern Canada to Florida

Another member of our favorite birds list.
These very active and aggressive birds are at times very comical to watch. They seem to be especially fond of peanuts and sunflower seeds.

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