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Female sharp shins are larger than their male counterparts, but neither is truly large; a male sharp shin is only slightly larger than an average blue jay.
Most examples in nature — the clear autumn sky, the blue jay’s vibrant feathers, butterfly wing spots — originate in light refraction.
In our yard in western Alabama were dozens of doves, hundreds of finches, an abundance of blue jays.
Today a blue jay hopped along the shore near where a beaver had built a lodge of alder limbs.
When Ms Devine checked out the place for the first time, the tree held a blue jay and its nest.
They are replaced with shrieks of blue jays and the white-noise rustle of the wind through the leaves.
This autumn, cardinals and blue jays will snatch orange crab apples from twisted branches.
Eurasian jays are relatives of our blue jays and scrub jays here in the United States.
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BLUE JAY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of blue jay for English Language Learners
: a common American bird that is mostly blue
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