Florida Scrub-Jay
Aphelocoma coerulescens
L 11" WS 13.5" Wt 2.8 oz
Lyonia Preserve
Deltona, FL
Known for its tameness which
threatens its well-being.
flash photo
Note all the
leg bands.
Merritt Island NWR
Scrub Jay, the most friendly bird I’ve seen,
Won’t you come and play with me?
Twitch! Then I’ll giggle when you’re in my hand.
Scrub Jay, you’re my best friend.
Boy it’s a shame I won’t see you again,
You’re homes are being destroyed and NOW
I may lose my BEST FRIEND!