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Blue Jay Photos

Photography by Terry Sohl

My Favorite:  Given that Blue Jays are around all year long, and given that I live across the street from the Big Sioux Recreation Area, a state park where you can always find them, I don't have a huge number of photos of them. They do come to my yard, but are surprisingly camera shy. Not what you think of for a Blue Jay, because they always seem to be brash and vocal.

My favorite photo is from October of 2013 in Minnehaha County, South Dakota.

Blue Jay - Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay 1 - Cyanocitta cristata Blue Jay 2 - Cyanocitta cristata Blue Jay 3 - Cyanocitta cristata Blue Jay 4 - Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay 1

November 15th, 2007
Big Sioux Recreation Area, South Dakota

Blue Jay 2

December 30th, 2007
Big Sioux Recreation Area, South Dakota

Blue Jay 3

September 2nd, 2007
Big Sioux Recreation Area, South Dakota

Blue Jay 4

November 17th, 2007
Big Sioux Recreation Area, South Dakota

Blue Jay 5- Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay - Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay 7 - Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay 8 - Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay 5

December 7th, 2007
Big Sioux Recreation Area, South Dakota

Blue Jay 6

January 8th, 2011
Big Sioux Recreation Area, South Dakota

Blue Jay 7

January 8th, 2011
Big Sioux Recreation Area, South Dakota

Blue Jay 8

January 8th, 2011
Big Sioux Recreation Area, South Dakota

Blue Jay 9 - Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay 10 - Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay 11 - Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay 12 - Cyanocitta cristata

Blue Jay 9

March 6th, 2011
Big Sioux Recreation Area, South Dakota

Blue Jay 10

November 11th, 2012
Near Brandon, South Dakota
 

Blue Jay 11

November 11th, 2012
Near Brandon, South Dakota
  

Blue Jay 12

October 11th, 2012
Near Brandon, South Dakota
 
Blue Jay 13 - Cyanocitta cristata Blue Jay 14 - Cyanocitta cristata     

Blue Jay 13

October 13th, 2013
Minnehaha County, South Dakota

Blue Jay 14

October 17th, 2017
Minnehaha County, South Dakota
   

Click here for the species description page for the Blue Jay.


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