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Puffed Up

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 28 February 2010 in Animal & Insect.

The Steller's Jay is also known as the Mountain Jay, and the Pine Jay. It is the only crested jay west of the Rocky Mountains. This one is all puffed up against the cold wind in Rocky Mountain National Park.

SONY DSC-F828 1/125 second F/4.0 ISO 64 51 mm

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Wonderful shot. I had never seen a bird puffed up like this !!

28 Feb 2010 5:16am

yas from Iran

so interesting!

28 Feb 2010 8:05am

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

He's very cute ! What a fluffy thing :))) Have a nice sunday Barbara !

28 Feb 2010 9:49am

MrsAmber from West Wickham, United Kingdom

What a picture to get..I have never seen a bird like this. Great!

28 Feb 2010 9:53am

Florence from Paris, France

Ahhaha ! Love his offensive attitude ! Nice shot.

28 Feb 2010 10:53am

Lougris from Toulouse, France

a beautiful bird !!! :)

28 Feb 2010 1:36pm

Bob from Bolivar, United States

A beautiful picture

28 Feb 2010 3:46pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

Very nice bird, Barbara !

28 Feb 2010 6:41pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Neat capture.

28 Feb 2010 7:03pm

Scott F. Schilling from San Martin, United States

An incredible bird with the colors! Great image and I like the touch of snow on the branch!

1 Mar 2010 4:36am

StarCosmosBleu from Bedford.Qc, Canada

All nice and fluffy..nice shot..

1 Mar 2010 5:13pm

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Wow interesting shot! I have never seen one of these before and if I did I would freak! This bird is great. Looks like it has blue fur ;) Nice capture and thanks for the info!

1 Mar 2010 9:50pm

1/125 second
ISO 64
51 mm