Some of these Blue Jays are my yard pets. They're spoiled. I don't
like leaving food out because it attracts the
. A couple of Blue Jays and this
to take peanuts from my hand, and for a while they waited for me to get
home and chirped at me when I got out of the car. I've since quit
feeding them quite so much, because I want them to be independent.
If you give blue jays raw peanuts, they'll plant them for you. They bury
some of their food to save it for later.
Sometimes when the Blue Jays bury their food, the
watch and go dig it up.
I was a little befuddled when these peanut plants sprouted in my lawn,
and then I remembered my birds
These blue birds are a delight to have around. They're like a dash of
diving blue sky.