Sunday, August 24, 2008

Blue Jay having a bad hair day

Blue Jay



This blue jay has been hanging around for about two weeks. We think he is one of three juvenile siblings whose nest was nearby, but the others all have nice crests.

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Anonymous Anonymous said...

Blue Jays molt in August. This blue jay just got head and neck molt out of the way instead of a gradual.

August 19, 2012 at 4:50 PM  
Blogger Christine W said...

Greetings from Nova Scotia, Canada.

At first I too thought that a visiting Blue Jay had a bad hair day, but recently I saw two at my bird feeder and figured it out, they are Blue Jays, with beautiful plumage save the head. Am watching the feathers come in slowly but surely :)

Thank you for posting you photo.

Christine

August 16, 2013 at 5:42 AM  

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