Field Notes

David Fix
47. by David Fix on July 03, 2011 at 03:25 pm

As mentioned above, Gray Jays in the West can deliver a devastating, nigh crippling, imitation of N. Pygmy-Owl. There is a spot near Centerville Beach, Humboldt Co., CA in which Gray, Steller's, and W. Scrub-Jays essentially all occur in the same place--where straight spruce woods, some hardwoods, and human-impacted lowland openings dovetail. The springy heft of a trusting Gray Jay upon one's palm as it takes trail mix is something all N. Am. birders should savor at least once.

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Citation: Personal Experience. I observe this regularly, highly confident.

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