Blue Jays can be seen in diverse woodland settings, they epecially favor oaks. Their calls vary and are often harsh wistled phrases such as; Toolili. They are also expert micis of raptors.

This photo was taken in Shirley’s Bay, Ottawa’s west end.

Equipment: Canon EOS 20D with a 300mm lens and a 1.4t.c.



birds, blue jays, songbirds


  • Carla Jensen
    Carla Jensenalmost 5 years ago

    Fabulous image ..Francine!! Outstanding colors, details and lighting !! in both images of this little beauty!! excellent work once again , my friend !! Wtg =D

  • Thank you so very much Carla. ;-)

    – DigitallyStill

  • Luann Gingras
    Luann Gingrasalmost 5 years ago

    They don’t sit still long enough for me, this is an AWESOME capture ! Instant Fave !

  • Oh, I hear you. They can be quite active. On occasion, you can find one sitting for a shot. lol Thank you very much for your kind words and for favoriting this photo Luann.


    – DigitallyStill

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