Tag: Blue jay

Are blue jays getting a bad rap

Are blue jays (Cyanocitta cristata) getting a bad rap. It could be. According to Cornell Lab of Ornithology, blue jays are known to take and eat eggs and nestlings of other birds. Indeed, Birds of New Jersey¬†makes a special note of this behavior in…

November dark days

November dark days. Today, November 23, sunrise was a little before 7 a.m., with the sky getting light around 6:30. Sunset will be around 4:30, with darkness encroaching any time after 4 p.m. So, 9 hours of daylight, and 15 hours of darkness. It…

Blue jay

Blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata). Once again, I have January photos with no snow although I am writing this post in February on an extremely cold and snowy night. I saw one blue jay the other morning eating sunflower seeds on the ground under the…