The Blue Jay, as its name suggests,
is a member of the jay family. These birds range from Newfoundland
in Canada to South Florida in the USA, and as far west as Colorado.
They live in predominatly woodland areas, but also call fields
and low shrubs home in more settled areas. The Blue
Jay eats all kinds of plant and animal matter, including
nuts, fruits, small insects, and eggs.
The Blue Jay is the symbol and
namesake of the Major League Baseball team, the Toronto Blue