Photo of the Week – Camp Robbers

Gray Jay
Gray Jay
Perisoreus canadensis, Corvidae
Cypress Mountain, Bowen Island, British Columbia, Canada
Nikon D5100, 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6
August 23, 2014

I took this shot along the Yew Lake Loop by some picnic tables where you can regularly find these Gray Jays, living up to their alternate name, bilking hikers out of their trail snacks. They can be easily called in by “pishing” and will even take food from your hand.

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