Monday, May 19, 2008

Feathered Blue

Any birders out there? I was lucky enough to catch this guy on film, but I haven't a clue what kind of bird he is. Taken at the Chinese Classical Garden in downtown Portland--such a peaceful, natural oasis in the midst of urban glass and steel.

5 comments:

  1. What a beauty. Well done. I have never taken a good picture of a bird, so I appreciate good ones like this one all the more.

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  2. Your bird is a Scrub Jay, one of two similar sized blue birds we have in Oregon. The other is a Steller Jay which we have here in LAnglois, along the coast. They usually don't mix, by the way!

    Beautiful picture.

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  3. Nice photo of a Western Scrub-jay

    http://www.birds.cornell.edu/AllAboutBirds/BirdGuide/Western_Scrub-Jay.html

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  4. what a beautiful bird! and i love the idea of an oasis in the midst of urban glass and steel.

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  5. Yeah, that would be a Scrub Jay, hangs out in Oregon, but not with the Stellar Jay.

    OK, so I totally copied off of Matawheeze's paper. Detention, I know.

    Very cool pic of a pretty bird!

    Jennifer

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