Blue Jay

By taggart  
Blue Jay
Cyanocitta cristata 12 inches
aka the FOREST ALARM--this raucous bird will scream at any intruder in his territory.


SNOW BIRDS: an explanation for my previous image---quoting some web sources (advertisements)
SNOW GUARD--designed to prevent dangerous movement of snow on metal roofs
ICE BREAKS--used to prevent dangerous and destructive snow and ice avalanches from metal roofs
Sorry for the confusion---

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richmowil Plus
8 331 2 England
30 Dec 2013 12:21AM
Beautifully coloured capture, well isolated from the background! Nice image!! I like it a lot!!

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30 Dec 2013 12:23AM
Beautiful bird Jenn, great pose captured,
Fred.
Irishkate Plus
7 41 111 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 12:56AM
Stunning colour in that lovely Jay.
Gorgeous bokeh.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
30 Dec 2013 4:14AM
A fantastic catch.
Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
30 Dec 2013 4:38AM
Lovely photo Jenn Smile I like the neat hairdo GrinGrin Thanx for explaining the mysterious snow bird to us guys who never see snow on our roof Smile
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 5:03AM
Quite a unique looking bird. Love the blue patterns on his wings.
He also display a very 1950's hair cut! GrinGrinGrin
IB
fentiger 16 916 24 England
30 Dec 2013 8:06AM
Beautiful bird beautifully captured.

Albert
jaktis 13 84 Sweden
30 Dec 2013 8:37AM
A lovely bird, thank you so very much for the award

Peter
30 Dec 2013 8:46AM
Wonderful shot Jenn, lovely colours and fantastic detail Smile
Jan
30 Dec 2013 8:50AM
A lovely bird capture set off a treat by the b/g.

P.
30 Dec 2013 8:53AM
A beautiful, well detailed image with excellent depth of field, Jenn.

Richard
ColleenA Plus
5 350 5 Australia
30 Dec 2013 9:17AM
What a beautiful bird...great capture and bokeh
LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 9:31AM
Lovely portrait with some good plumage detail.
30 Dec 2013 12:06PM
Excellent capture Julia ! Great details, colours and beautiful dof!
Regards,
George
Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
30 Dec 2013 12:48PM
That is a fantastic lens! These raucous birds always delight me at the feeder. We have some that are so fat they look like they have been on steroids!
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 1:51PM
what a beauty ...
kinda guessed about the snow birds
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
30 Dec 2013 2:51PM
A splendid close up Jenn.
Good one.
Mick.
EMJAYCEE Plus
8 10 10 England
30 Dec 2013 3:18PM
This one is certainly not shy - lovely plumage detail.
Joan.
Maiwand 11 3 73 England
30 Dec 2013 3:32PM
Top class shot of the Blue Jay Jennnn. Thanks for the narrative info re. the Snowbirds !!!GrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
saltireblue Plus
7 7.3k 33 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 3:36PM
Gorgeous blues, Jennn...we need rain and wind guards more than snow ones at present...where's the snow?

Malc
30 Dec 2013 5:10PM
beautifully captured
EileenH 4 1 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 5:55PM
Great captureSmile

Eileen
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 6:15PM
A most beautifully observed, composed, exposed and captured image of this beautiful Blue Jay. Both colour and detail are stunning Jenn.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 6:52PM
Thanks for the explanation Jennn
and what a beautiful bird you have captured
Lillian
BarbaraR 11 17 1 England
30 Dec 2013 7:14PM
Love his colourings and 'hair'.
Great capture Jenn.

B. Smile
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
30 Dec 2013 7:21PM
I love his cap, looks like an ancient helmet!
the background bokeh is to die for!
jasonrwl Plus
7 1.1k 10 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2013 8:36PM
Knew this was going to be you Jenn. These are such beautiful birds. A very fine capture.
Happy New Year to you and your family.
Jason
30 Dec 2013 10:49PM
What a beautiful bird Jenn. Lovely shot. Cathy
jacquig 4 3 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2013 12:34AM
A beautiful image of the blue jay. Pin sharp, wonderful colours and a great expression. Lovely bokeh background, too. Very well captured. Smile

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