Date: 5/3/18 9:16 am From: colleen snow <c.snow357...> Subject: Re: Blue Jay/ Cooper’s
I had heard of blue jays mimicking raptor calls for a few years. One day
while making a seed delivery to a customer, I heard a Red-tail Hawk
calling. Looking up, I didn't see anything and then realized the blue jay
in the tree across the street was doing it. I've since heard/seen jays do
a few more times. Amazing birds!
Wild Bird Kingdom
On Thu, May 3, 2018 at 7:53 AM, Ann Pettigrew <rook185...> wrote:
> As I was feeding the birds this morning I thought I had a Cooper’s hawk
> doing its alarm call in the tree above me. Turns out it was a blue jay
> seemingly mimicking a Cooper’s perhaps to keep other birds away from the
> Ann C. Pettigrew, V.M.D.
> York, PA
> Sent from my iPhone