This Stellar’s Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri ), an adult member of a family with three fledglings out on a foraging flight, carefully searched nearby campsites for food. The local chipmunks, quite adept at finding most of the crumbs, are a key competitor. I saw the two species struggling over an apple core—the chipmunks won.
Canon EOS 60D
Canon EF 300mm 1:4 L IS USM
1/400s, f / 5.6, -1/3 EV, ISO 1000
Birkenhead Lake Provincial Park, BC
28 Jun 2012