Steller's Jay.

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  1. Kildale

    Kildale Nature's Window

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    Great story behind the naming of this bird. Steller ( named the Steller sea lion) was looking for Lake Louise and asked a guy who had been there, how he would know when in the area. The guy said when you see a blue jay with dark blue head feathers you will be close. So he went looking for Steller's jay.
    They have come back to the deck, I didn't see any last winter so it's nice to have them around again. Steller's jay.jpg
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    Absolutely stunning.
    We don't have any completely (or bright) blue birds here in Scotland.
     
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    Cayuga Morning Strong Ash Plants Contributor

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    It is gorgeous & great way to identify a locale. Who needs GPS?
     

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