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Sharp-shinned Hawk takes out Jay: Eugene

I was standing in my driveway February 12, 2011 and this sharpshinned hawk dive bombed a jay right in front of me in my driveway. Poof, cloud of feathers, and then the hawk proceeded to tear at the still live jay until I got a little too close w/ my camera. It flew off w/ jay in talon to eat in peace.

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EH says ... on Saturday, Apr 23 at 9:19 PM

That's not a Jay, we have Western Scrub Jays, and Stellar Jays here, both are very blue in color, even the babies.

EH 'Eugene Hippy' says ... on Saturday, Apr 30 at 8:09 AM

Instead of trolling around being the official 'bird cop', why don't you offer up an idea instead of an argument. Until then, EH, keep your mouth shut. That is a female scrub jay.

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