At Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs today I saw quite a few of these birds hanging out by the picnicers. I didn’t recognize them and couldn’t find them in the bird book. Does anyone know what kind of bird this is?
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It looks like it may be a western scrub jay to us.. Beautifully captured! Great details!
I believe you may be right! I looked up western scrub jays and it sure looks a lot like the birds I saw. Thank you for identifying it and thank you for commenting!
no idea.. but wow, it is a gorgeous bird!
Thank you, Josh! They really are lovely to look at. You can’t tell from this picture but their backs are a very vivid blue.
Incredibly beautiful…wonderful colours.
Thank you so much!
great shot. nice details.
*February 3, 20118
Thank you so much for the feature! I know this is a bit belated, but I haven’t been on RB much lately, too busy. But the feature is much appreciated.
Congratulations on your fabulous feature in The Birds Group!…..laura
Congratulations on your wonderful feature, great WORK and well earned.
Wow – this is beautiful – it does look like some sort of jay. Nice!
I think everyone has agreed it’s a scrub jay, but a beautiful bird. Thank you!
What a gorgeous bird Kat! :) A really lovely shot! :)
scrub jay for sure
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