Date: 9/10/17 2:17 pm
From: Robert O'Brien <baro...>
Subject: [obol] Re: This Steller's Jay is a hummer wannabe
Same thing here. Except mine is greedier. It grabs a big chunk, drops to
the ground below,
wolfs it down and then repeats. A few of a large number have always done
this. The suet
holder is about 3 feet off the ground.
Bob OBrien Carver OR

On Sun, Sep 10, 2017 at 1:56 PM, L Markoff <canyoneagle...> wrote:

> For the last few weeks there has been a young Steller’s Jay that acts like
> it wants to be a Hummingbird.
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> The Scrub Jays and all the other Steller’s Jays fly in and land on the
> suet feeder whenever they want a snack. However, there is one Steller’s
> Jay who does it differently. It flies in and hovers at the feeder, grabs
> suet and then takes off with it. Sometimes it grabs suet, flies up to the
> roof to eat it, and then comes back and grabs more suet before leaving.
> But it always hovers, it never lands on the feeder.
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> You can see him come to the feeder twice in this video:
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> https://www.flickr.com/gp/canyoneagle/18iyt9
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> Lori Markoff
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> Eugene (South Hills)
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