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23

Eurasian Jay

(Garrulus glandarius)
Alternate name(s): "Jay"
German name(s): "Eichelhäher"

Size: 32-35 cm
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Eurasian Jay at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Race "glandarius"

Near-frontal view of an Eurasian Jay (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, November 2015]

Lateral view of an Eurasian Jay (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2017]

Lateral view of an Eurasian Jay (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, January 2017]

Lateral view of an Eurasian Jay (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, November 2015]

Near-dorsal view of an Eurasian Jay (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[Ostrow Mazowiecka, Masovia, Poland, November 2015]

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

eurjay_dw_20160907_2.mp3 glandarius
(Poland)
Territorial call © DW
eurjay_dw_20160907_1.mp3 glandarius
(Poland)
Alarm calls © DW

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