Bird Feeder Cam Episode 2: An exciting new visitor!

One of my absolute favourite British birds, the Jay, recently visited my allotment bird feeders. Normally elusive and annoyingly shy, this surprisingly exotic looking member of the crow family’s behaviour is captured beautifully on the motion sensor camera trap.

It also captured a rather familiar vocalisation, which was news to me. Far different to the usual screeching call I associate with this bird, flying off ahead when startled by my approach.

Check it out…


  1. Barry Wilson

    I enjoyed two sightings of a jay in early September. First sighting was on a garden fence on Argyle Road, and then a few days later just off Northfields Avenue.

    • Sean McCormack

      They are fantastic birds to spot, aren’t they. Beautiful, and surprisingly shy!

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