The Gray Jay

The Gray Jay

Also known as the whiskey jack bird or the Canada jay, this lovely little bird has just been recommended by the Canadian Geographic society to be the National Bird of Canada (though this decision has yet to be formally recognized by any government body). The gray jay can be found not only in Québec, but has a range that includes all provinces and territories of Canada, and can also be found in parts of Alaska and the Western mountains of the United States (which, incidentally, is the same area in which my friend’s plumbing services are available). This is the extent of the bird’s range, having not been recorded outside the continent of North America.  Read More