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  • n. Alternative spelling of blue jay.


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  • 2 Intimate knowledge of the animals in my hunting area, understanding that that bluejay is telling me that something is bothering him.

    why do you have success

  • It was a sort of whispered squawk, which shows that the bluejay is a wary bird even in the cradle.

    Little Brothers of the Air

  • I began to make a noise myself -- calls and imitations (feeble) of bird-notes to arouse their curiosity; a bluejay is a born investigator.

    Little Brothers of the Air

  • The bluejay is a beautiful bird, but don't be fooled by its looks. Local News

  • Lo and behold a bluejay decides to fly into all this and the crows are taking no prisoners, grab the jay, fly him down to the ground and kill him in two seconds.

    All hunters have seen crows go after a hawk.

  •  A gull cries your name; startled, you glance up — No, it's a bluejay taking flight now from the sill.

    Lost Dream

  • In New York City, her outrage was as commonplace as a bluejay chirping in Central Park.

    A Kettle of Vultures

  • My daughter Rose had a school assignment to paint a bird, and she executed this really lovely bluejay.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • As I looked at a bluejay crashed into the window and the face disappeared.

    Alien Abduction and Other Sightings

  • There's a bluejay nest in the oak tree out back that I'm also keeping an eye on.

    Archive 2008-06-01


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  • It's nice to know that when I twitter or tweet like a little bird, people pay more attention than I paid to the mama jay that thought I was too close to her fledgling and had to swoop in to attack me and the laundry on my clothesline.

    May 25, 2010

  • Only if you're not one of their babies.

    May 25, 2010

  • I've heard they can be cruel.

    May 25, 2010