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Pictures of Bluejays, Bluejay Facts
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Blue Jay In The Rain


Blue Jay In The Rain

Bluejay In The Rain


Bluejay In The Rain

Perched Bluejay


Perched Bluejay

Bluejay looking behind him


Bluejay looking behind him

Baby Bluejay Perched In A Tree


Baby Bluejay Perched In A Tree

Bluejay Face Closeup


Bluejay Face Closeup

Bluejay In Tree


Bluejay In Tree

Bluejay Squawking In Tree


Bluejay Squawking In Tree

Motling Bluejay


Motling Bluejay

Blue Jay


Blue Jay
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The Blue Jay is a common North American bird that prefers woodlands and large shade trees.

They are easily recognizable with their bright blue back and wings, with pronounced white spots and black markings on the wings.  They have a purplish crest on top of their head and grayish white bellies. Blue Jays have a sharp, shrieking call and can be very noisy birds. 

Blue Jays are monogamous in nature and will often stay with the same partner for several years. They tend to be found in flocks or pairs. Many stay in the same place all year, but some found in more northern parts migrate South in flocks every year.

Blue Jays are omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and animals. They are known for their nasty habit of stealing eggs from other nesting birds to eat for their supper. Shame on them!  They are known to be very aggressive feeders. Most of their diet consists of berries and seeds, especially acorns.