With so much urban wildlife attracted to our neighborhood, we oftentimes become a wildlife rescue station for injured or abandoned birds and critters. Last week this little guy (gal) fell from the nest of a recently toppled tree that was at our neighbor’s place. The neighbor told us that one of crows had its sibling for lunch so we brought it home to look after it till it can fly.
This fledgling Western Scrub Jay is not able to eat on it’s own just yet so we are feeding it wet cat food. This week it’s starting to preen and test out its wings, pretty soon it will released to join the other neighborhood jays.
I think we’ve spotted Mama Scrub Jay a few times outside the window. She was chirping as if to say “Mama’s here!” Don’t worry, Mama Jay, “Baby” will be joining you shortly!
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