Blue Jay - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources

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Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata)

Bird, Urban Adapter

  • Primary and year-round range is eastern half of the United States
  • Year-round plumage is blue on the back and gray on the chest and belly. Male and female look alike.
  • Habitat includes wooded areas and yards
  • Omnivore, eating seeds, nuts, fruit, insects, eggs, and nestling birds