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Blue Jay

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The Blue Jay is a North American bird. They are colored in a very dominant blue, with lighter shades of blue and grey.
  Blue Jay in Tree
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Latin Name: Cyanocitta cristata Conservation Status: Least Concern
Distribution: Eastern North America
The Blue Jay, as its name suggests, is a member of the jay family. These birds range from Newfoundland in Canada to South Florida in the USA, and as far west as Colorado. They live in predominatly woodland areas, but also call fields and low shrubs home in more settled areas. The Blue Jay eats all kinds of plant and animal matter, including nuts, fruits, small insects, and eggs.


The Blue Jay is the symbol and namesake of the Major League Baseball team, the Toronto Blue Jays.

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