Friday, April 30, 2021

Nature News: Blue jays are an oak's best friend - News - - Dover, NH

Why should we love blue Jays...

If you think about it,the blue jay though common to us birders,is the primary "builder" of oak forests which host up to 600 insects -mainly caterpillars that feed bird flegdlings during breeding season.. especially Warblers that in migration seek out insects in those oaks tassel seedlings and leaf surfaces.

Read Doug Tallamys book Nature's Best Hope