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Old 11-27-2016, 07:18 PM   #1
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My wife has been telling me about a pair of birds that have been raising cane around a certain feeder. She said are very noisy and agrressive, that they have a deep blue head and a green body.

I was checking game cams and came across a pic of this species of bird in action. It's not quite in focus but its like she described.

Anyone know what they are? I don't think they are native but I could be wrong.

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Old 11-27-2016, 07:19 PM   #2
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Green jay
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Old 11-27-2016, 07:19 PM   #3
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Green jay
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Old 11-27-2016, 07:21 PM   #4
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It's a Green Jay, I've only seen them in South Texas. Just one of the unique beauties found in that region of the state.

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Old 11-27-2016, 07:22 PM   #5
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Green Jay!

Used to see them all the time when I had my lease in Tilden. They are native to south Tx.

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Old 11-27-2016, 07:26 PM   #6
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Yep green jay. We have tons of them at our place in Karnes county. They are pretty birds but makes tons of noise and are aggressive.
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Old 11-27-2016, 07:27 PM   #7
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I saw one in STX when I was quail hunting. Beautiful. I watched one for about 15 minutes just because.
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Old 11-27-2016, 07:46 PM   #8
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Saw some in Cotulla area around Sept
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Old 11-27-2016, 07:48 PM   #9
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Green jay....cool looking birds
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Old 11-27-2016, 08:08 PM   #10
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Ok, thanks a bunch guys. Never heard of a Green Jay or seen them in my 50 sum years.

Glad to have learned something today!
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Old 11-27-2016, 08:11 PM   #11
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Green jays, vermillion flycatchers, and painted buntings---the three most colorful birds in S. Tx.
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Old 11-27-2016, 08:14 PM   #12
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Crazy. Having been born and raised in South Texas, never even crossed my mind that people wouldn't know what a green jay is. Never really thought about them only being down south.
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Old 11-27-2016, 09:25 PM   #13
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Noisy suckers.

Blue jays are also.
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Old 11-27-2016, 09:39 PM   #14
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I was amazed the first time I saw one, very pretty, very aggressive, and after watching awhile I discovered they are the most bada-- non-raptor in the south Texas brush.
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Old 11-27-2016, 09:45 PM   #15
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Green Jay AKA Corn Thief!
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Old 11-27-2016, 09:49 PM   #16
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That's a Green Jay.
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Old 11-27-2016, 09:54 PM   #17
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Saw a bunch on lease in Del rio. Very beautiful birds, but noisy.
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Old 11-27-2016, 09:57 PM   #18
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That's a cyanocorax yncas aka green Jay
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Old 11-27-2016, 10:02 PM   #19
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I've also seen them tear into a deer carcass hanging in a tree. Three or four of them can take out a chunk of venison rump roast in no time. They're beautiful, but evil!
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Old 11-28-2016, 01:30 PM   #20
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Noisy corn thieving birds right there.
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Old 11-28-2016, 01:38 PM   #21
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They are a pain in the ***
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Old 11-28-2016, 01:40 PM   #22
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I have them in western Medina County. They offered a lot of entertainment yesterday.
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Old 01-11-2017, 11:35 AM   #23
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green jay! **** noisy corn thieves. Mean as hell too, seen them attack deer.
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:08 PM   #24
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I think it may be a Green Jay, but not sure why I would think that.....????? LOL.
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:31 PM   #25
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Great Kiskadees and Green Jays- two of my favorite south Texas birds! (Roadrunners and Chachalacas up there as well...)
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:34 PM   #26
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Wow, I've never seen or heard of a Green Jay!
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:55 PM   #27
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Like everyone else said. It's a Green Jay and they can eat ALOT of corn. And yes they are noisy!
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Old 01-11-2017, 01:10 PM   #28
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Beautiful bird...my second favorite (behind the painted bunting!)
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Old 01-11-2017, 02:24 PM   #29
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They are some of more colorful birds out there.
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