Blue Jay Photo Gallery
What does the Blue Jay look like?
Blue Jays have bright blue upper bodies with white to light gray undercarriages. They have a crested head and rounded tails. They have black color around their head and shades of blue and white patterned wings. They have short stout black bills and black legs, eyes and feet. Males are generally slightly larger than females.
Blue Jay Habitat
Blue Jay Facts
Blue Jays are omnivores. They will eat fruits nuts, insects, reptiles, amphibians, small mammals and other bird eggs. The will cache food such as acorns for later use. They are very territorial and will defend their area from hawks, raccoons and other predators. They are often preyed on by larger birds of prey and opportunistic mammals such as opossums and raccoons. Blue jays are excellent mimics and will often do so to hawk calls.