Blue Jay – 5/3/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/3/20

Observation Time: 10:35 a.m.

Observation Location: woods near Gavins Pond

Common Name: Blue Jay

Scientific Name: Cyanocitta cristata

Comments: Blue Jays are common in Sharon. They eat insects, nuts and seeds. They will also eat the eggs and nestlings of other birds if they get the chance. They can live up to 17 years. Their vocalizations are distinctive and varied.

Blue Jays have an astonishing array of vocalizations. If you learn to recognize them, you won’t be fooled into thinking you are hearing an exotic bird in the woods. Check it out at:

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