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Blue Jay Sunbathing

A Blue Jay Sunbathing, or “sunning” in my yard. “Avian sunbathing has mystified ornithologists for decades, but some recent research is confirming an old suspicion that the behavior helps fend off lice”. Here is a great article in reference to this: Hot, Bothered, and Parasite-free: Why Birds Sun Themselves Gear Used: Camera: Canon EOS R5 Lens: RF100-500 mm F4.5-7.1 L… Read More »

Hungry Baby Blue Jay

I photographed this hungry Blue Jay at the Fort Smith National Historic Site here in Arkansas. It was beginning to rain, so I didn’t get to photograph this bird being fed. How I Got The Photo: Hungry Baby Blue Jay This baby Blue Jay was on the backside of the gallows. I was hand-holding my camera and lens.… Read More »