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Talented BluJay

Actually a Scrub Jay. About 4 years ago this jay came for a backyard visit. It was much friendlier than the others that came by. I noticed it would come much closer and not be as afraid. Anyway, I started feeding it by hand then tried to see if it would take a peanut from my mouth. Here is the result. Not a very good quality video, as it was an old camera.
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very cool. You're a human bird feeder! And your jungle garden is fabulous.

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Loved it! Especially the slow motion!

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Wow...how cool is that??!! Loved looking at all the green in your garden...we are nothing but white. So, has he pooped on your head yet??

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He/she disappeared for at least 18 months, then suddenly appeared a couple months ago. Didn't know at first if it was the same one because there were three of them hanging around. I put some peanuts on the railing in the front balcony and Blu landed and just sat there. Didn't pick up a nut. I went back in the house, got another peanut and stuck out my hand. Sure enough, Blu hops down and takes it from my hand. I fed her a few more nuts this way. Then the other two scrubs sort of chased Blu away. Haven't seen her since. We await her return.


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VERY cool! I love jays. I know some people think they are a nuisance, but I had a tame one as a kid too.

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That was fantastic! love your patience! Glad you led me here off the new post page Also loved your music!

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post #8 of 8 (permalink) Old 01-29-2014, 10:47 AM
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That's awesome! I feed the backyard birds the old fashion way but I like your way much more. I bet Blu will be back.

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