The Blue Chatterer

Blue Jays at Feeder in A Garden For All by Kathy Diemer https://agardenforall.com

A family of Blue Jays dine together (Photo by: Kathy Diemer)

One of the noisiest and vibrant birds to animate our eastern back yards, many think of the Blue Jay as a nuisance. Yet that title would be doing our little indigo friend an injustice, for though they are a rambunctious sort, Blue Jays are also incredibly intelligent, curious and playful.  They maintain a complex social system with tight family bonds and the growing population of oak trees in our New England forests are due in part to their love of acorns.  [Read more…]