I'm in the middle of the Midwest, and I have no bluejays. Why?
I know on the surface, this seems like a simple, silly, stupid question, but I’m serious.
I feed the birds in the winter, and in winters past, cardinals and bluejays were about equal in attendance. I recall commenting last year that there were few bluejays. This year there is an abundance of cardinals and not a single bluejay.
Is this just a local aberration, or is something decimating the bluejay population?
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