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Sunday, December 16, 2012

Two beautiful blue birds that we often see on the Mendonoma Coast

Two big Jays call the Mendonoma Coast home. Robert Scarola had one of each species land on his fence recently. First is the distinctive Steller's Jay.

And below is a Western Scrub Jay. Both jays love black sunflower seeds so it is easy to attract them to your bird feeder. For the past three years we have had a Steller's Jay nest in a big bush of Laurel. By the time the babies emerge, they are nearly the size of the adults.
Thanks to Robert for allowing me to show you the two common Jays of the Coast.

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