20th March 2012 – Puffed Up

Saw this beautiful bird today, preening itself, possibly looking for a mate, or it may have puffed its feathers against the cold wind.  I think it is a Blue Jay, but someone more familiar with North American birds can educate this British visitor to Canada!

I know one thing about this bird; it can be very noisy.  When I first saw it, it had an acorn in its mouth and seemed to be proudly displaying it.  But by the time I got the camera out, the bird had lost it.

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2 thoughts on “20th March 2012 – Puffed Up

  1. i love that shot! it looks like a blue jay…

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