Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)
This entry was posted on June 21, 2015 by caleephotography. It was filed under Canon PowerShot SX60 HS, nature and was tagged with animals, birds, jay, photography.
Terrific shot! 🙂
June 21, 2015 at 6:05 PM
Thank you! 🙂
June 28, 2015 at 5:00 PM
I see these birds quite often Camilla. Such a lovely bird, especially in flight when you see the blue flash..
June 21, 2015 at 7:29 PM
They’re quite common over here as well, and I love that blue streak. 🙂
June 28, 2015 at 5:01 PM
Lovely portrait of this pretty bird~
June 21, 2015 at 7:42 PM
Thanks BJ! 🙂
June 28, 2015 at 5:05 PM
Gorgeous bird and wonderful shot, Camilla.
June 21, 2015 at 9:21 PM
Thanks Mike! 🙂 I hope I get to see and photograph one of your Jays too.. one day. 🙂
June 28, 2015 at 5:06 PM
Superb shot, Calee. 🙂
June 21, 2015 at 10:05 PM
Thanks John! 🙂
June 28, 2015 at 5:07 PM
I like Jays – they’re usually quite brash over here. And noisy. And mainly blue, like your Jay’s wing bar. Beautiful shot!
June 22, 2015 at 12:37 AM
Thanks Lynn! I *wish* we had Blue Jays over here, I’ve never seen one in real life.. Last year I visited WA and saw Stellar’s Jay, they were really cool too 🙂
June 28, 2015 at 5:09 PM
You were a long way from home! If you come this way again let me know. The Steller’s jays are very amusing – they always make a racket and draw one’s attention, and they always have an alarmed look about them. We have a standard square suet feeder – like a little cage that a square suet cake goes in – and every other bird has figured out how to lock their feet onto the cage and feast on the suet, but not “Stella” – Stella flies at it and just cannot grasp it, I don’t know why. Endlessly entertaining!
August 2, 2015 at 2:19 AM
I will let you know next time! Yes, I’m *sure* it will be a ‘next time’ because I love the area. 🙂
August 2, 2015 at 4:02 PM
i love the detail on the side feathers, not sure what they are called.The eyes and tope of head are pretty impressive, too.
June 22, 2015 at 5:10 AM
Yes the details on the blue feathers are amazing! Click here to see a close-up: http://www.birds.cornell.edu/AllAboutBirds/studying/feathers/feathers
June 28, 2015 at 5:12 PM
checked it out at Cornell–great site, thanks
June 28, 2015 at 5:57 PM
Very nice picture! It looks 3D, you can almost touch the bird!
June 22, 2015 at 8:08 AM
Thanks Edwin! I took this picture on my way back from Diemen.. It may look like I was close to the bird, but it was actually quite far away.. No touching! 😉
June 28, 2015 at 5:14 PM
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