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Jay

By Mike_Smith
Thank you too Badgerfred for his User Award on my last picture, and for the interest shown by everyone, thank you as always. Today i have a Jay, i took a little while ago, thank you for looking.

Although they are the most colourful members of the crow family, jays are actually quite difficult to see. They are shy woodland birds, rarely moving far from cover. The screaming call usually lets you know a jay is about and it is usually given when a bird is on the move, so watch for a bird flying between the trees with its distinctive flash of white on the rump. Jays are famous for their acorn feeding habits and in the autumn you may see them burying acorns for retrieving later in the winter.

Tags: Birds General Jay Bird Woodland Garrulus glandarius Wildlife and nature

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Comments


ColleenA Plus
4 324 5 Australia
31 Aug 2013 4:46PM
A great capture MikeGrinGrin

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31 Aug 2013 4:46PM
Nice colour and detail in this little beauty Mike,
Fred.
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
31 Aug 2013 4:55PM
Such a lovely bird this Mike !! Excellent capture !!
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2013 4:58PM
A beautiful ground capture of this delightful looking Jay. The colours and details of which are quite superb Mike.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
31 Aug 2013 5:19PM
Good capture
Caziwinkles 4 3 1 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2013 5:44PM
A real stunner here Mike - great capture. Smile
ali63 Plus
5 765 1 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2013 6:22PM
An excellent image of this wonderful Jay Smile

Ali
31 Aug 2013 6:33PM
Great shot and very informative thank you!Smile
danbrann Plus
12 636 17
31 Aug 2013 6:34PM
I wonder when the get older can they remember where they buried their food.
BIGRY1 Plus
5 3 7 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2013 7:39PM
These are wonderful birds and this one has been captured magnificentlyGrin
Ryan
31 Aug 2013 8:30PM
Terrific capture Mike,
Alan
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2013 10:02PM
What a brilliant shot Mike
the eyes say it all
Lillian
31 Aug 2013 11:04PM
A lovely shot of this beautiful bird, Mike.

Lavina
capto Plus
4 4.4k 8 United Kingdom
31 Aug 2013 11:14PM
A really handsome bird, well caught.Smile

ivor
1 Sep 2013 7:57AM
Fabulous Jay image.

Jenny Smile
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
1 Sep 2013 9:31AM
Cracking good shot of the Jay Mike. These are super birds.
Ron
cracking shot well done. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin
1 Sep 2013 3:26PM
Nice colour and detail, a little beauty
jdinne 13 16 England
1 Sep 2013 4:00PM
Stunning capture Mike, superb detail.

John
Nice shot - great detail.
1 Sep 2013 10:02PM
An amazing capture, MikeSmile That's just wonderful Jay!
Regards Valery

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