Many years back, when my wife and I were eating lunch at Crater Lake, a fledgling of the year "Camp Robber," or now Canada Jay, landed on my wife's head in an attempt to grab a bite to eat.
Dennis (north of Grants Pass)
On 2018-06-27 14:03, Alan Contreras wrote:
> Camp robber may sound undignified for these lovely birds but one grabbed part of a sandwich two inches from my hand and flew off with it, so I think that qualifies. > > Alan Contreras > <acontrer56...> > Eugene, Oregon > > www.alanlcontreras.com  > >> On Jun 27, 2018, at 2:00 PM, Roy Gerig <roygerig...> wrote: >> >> This has been an interesting subject, Gray Jay, Whiskey Jack. I hunted deer and elk a lot with Dad at higher elevations in my growing up years which I didn't make until now, maybe >> >> In our hunting camps, I remember it was Clark's Nutcracker was the Camp Robber. Maybe just they seemed more obvious about things like breaking into the Corn Flakes box you left out than the soft spoken and looking Gray Jay. >> >> I heard Whiskey Jack for Gray Jay once or twice as I remember it >> >> Roy Gerig Salem OR