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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Blue Jay Vs. American Robin

Looks can be deceiving. Despite their beauty, Blue Jays are aggressive and territorial toward other birds when "trespassing" feeding areas. This picture of a Blue Jay chasing away an American Robin is an example of this behavior.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Germantown, Philadelphia , Pennsylvania, United States of America
Copyright: © Maurice Bear Gordon III