Tuesday, September 23, 2014

A New Do

Blue jay with new head feathers after the seasonal molt.
 
This is a blue jay with head molt in August
 
Such a handsome bird now!
 
 


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43 comments:

  1. so cute. he or she is looking mighty spunky again!

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  2. Oh that style is all the rage in birddom!! Too cute!

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  3. Handsome fellow!! He has a lot of family members hanging out on my feeder, too! I love them even though they can be and frequently are, LOUD!! Hope your week is off to a good start, Karen!! Take care!!

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  4. What beautiful crisp photos of a beautiful bird!

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  5. looks like he's having a bad hair day.

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  6. I would be so glad to have my hair back, if I was him, A wonderful set of photos, and a beautiful boy, Thanks so much for sharing, Cheers,Jean

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  7. Poor bold guy, but the new do is great!

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  8. What a pretty bird! You've captured his bright blue colors well.

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  9. That head moult is amazing and the blue feathers are really beautiful. Great photos.

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  10. He looks like a punk rocker!!
    What a sweet one he is!

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  11. An absolute stunner. Who looks to have a loud voice if that open beak is anything to go by.

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  12. They are kid of sad looking when they loose their head feathers.. Awesome shots, have a great week!

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  13. You showed off the beauty and personality of the bluejay so well.

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  14. So handsome!! I love blue jays. And I love hearing their call.

    I'm thinking tho, now,..."only his hair dresser knows for sure"

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  15. These are great pictures and I don't think I've ever noticed a blue jay in molt.

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  16. Hello Karen! I hope you are feeling better. Great photos of the wonderful jays.... Michelle

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  17. What a fantastic bird, beautiful pictures.

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  18. What a gorgeous do he has! Beautiful and sharp photos, Karen!

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  19. Wow; your blue jay looks so handsome and seems he has something wish to say. Never seen and heard of them sing; but wish to hear :-)
    Hope you are doing fine., my friend.
    Sending Lots of Love and Hugs from Japan, xoxo Miyako*

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  20. Wonderful shots of your handsome, and dare I say greedy, blue jay.

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  21. he found a great spot to land and pose for pictures!!

    most of mine were bald and are all "gussied" up now!!

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  22. Oh yeah, he is all spiffed up now for the season and for his daily visits to Karen's Restaurant! Happy healthy and well fed!

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  23. So handsome now...we all go through that "awkward stage." :-)

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  24. So cute and beautiful blue color on the bird.

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  25. I can hear them now that fall is almost upon us....but, so far...not seen one in our yard. I've tried putting out peanuts...but, so far... crows and magpies make off with them and nary a jay.....sigh....

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  26. That is a very stylish hairdo.
    Great pics.
    Happy WW!

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  27. WOW!!!! Those photos are stunners! The regular Blue Jay for me is very difficult! They don't always like to pose. Congrats!

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  28. Great captures of this dapper fellow!

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  29. I have never seen a jay without his 'head feathers.' Wow! I think they must hide from embarrassment around here. ;-)

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  30. Great pictures, Karen. Blue Jay is truly an under-rated bird. Hundreds of them have been migrating through here recently.

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  31. These are gorgeous pictures ! Your blue jay is so handsome :)

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  32. Gorgeous images of the Blue Jay, Karen! What a beautiful bird. I love the head crest.

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  33. Great shots!
    My hubby is clamoring to know... what camera & lens did you use to get these shots?

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  34. Karen,
    Your photos of that Blue Jay are nothing less than National Geo material! Really, they are gorgeous...clear, interesting, esp. in that you caught a molt and just all around great nature photography.
    susie@life-change-compost

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