16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A Steller's Jay, Preparing For Take-Off

I recently took this photo of a Steller's Jay, preparing for take-off, in my back garden. I have been photographing Steller's for the last two years, due to the fact they stay all-year-round, and are real characters in the garden.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2018
Date Uploaded: 06.2018
Photo Location: Pine, Colorado, United States of America
Camera: ILCA-99M2
Copyright: © Steve Willder