Yesterday as Luna, Millie, and I ambled around the yard,
we evidently alarmed this Steller’s Jay.
It was noisy!
It shrieked at us for a while, and then it gave up and took flight.
The Audubon website calls that shrieking the jay’s “piping notes (worry call).”
I’m sorry; “piping notes” may be the technical term, but it’s a raucous shriek.
I hate that sound.
And it scares my cats.
The bird in flight is kind of pretty though.
My sweetie pointed out that the jay outlines a heart in this next picture.
How did I miss that?