Date: 10/2/19 6:38 pm
From: Pamela Johnston <shovzan...>
Subject: [obol] Re: Steller's imitating Red-tail
It's an attempt at intimidation. It might clear other birds from the
feeder, or drive off something scary, or even build up the Jay's nerve to
approach something.

Pamela Johnston

On Wed, Oct 2, 2019, 2:54 PM David Heath <drheath82...> wrote:

> I just had a Steller's Jay off my back deck making repeated attempts at
> a Red-tailed Hawk call. The first couple of attempts were almost
> passable, but the quality deteriorated quickly into an otherwise
> unidentifiable croak.
> David
> Cedar Mill, WashCo
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