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neighbor of the week

It appears to be mating season for the scrub jays that live in our neighborhood. (For midwestern friends and family, note that even though these jays are blue they are not bluejays like you have there. These are actually western scrub jays). One jay seems to have staked his claim to our backyard, chasing off all contenders. Or maybe it’s a female, and she’s just not ready for a relationship yet :-). 

Update: according to Wikipedia, the white eye markings indicate that this is a male.


  1. July 7, 2008 at 11:30 pm

    what a lovely series of photos, they’re beautiful birds

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