The Jay is a deceptively beautiful bird with a character all of its own. It frequents GardenTwitter only occasionally but it’s unmistakable when it arrives with its array of pastel colours and that unmistakable “moustache” and stripy head!

Please click here to find the RSPB’s page on the Jayhttp://www.rspb.org.uk/wildlife/birdguide/name/j/jay/index.aspxshapeimage_2_link_0

Facts about the Jay

  1. Bullet Its scientific name is Garrulus glandarius mean acorn-eating chatterer and is in the crow family

  1. Bullet Jays take a variety of food sources including nuts & seeds, small rodents and, even small birds

  1. Bullet As they also like acorns, they are often seen in numbers in woodlands with oak trees

  1. Bullet Can be seen with a raised crest when displaying or excited

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