I’m so happy to have these Cedar Waxwings visiting our back yard! The first time I saw them, there were only a few in one of our trees (that’s when I captured the last picture below). Today, I heard a bit of of commotion, looked out the window, and found them hunkering down in the snow flurries along with a flock of robins.
Since we don’t typically see them around here, I feel especially lucky to have them coming by to hang out in the trees out back! I assume they’re migrating… Do you know more about these birds? I’ve been learning more from these sites:
In looking up facts about Blue Jays, I found it interesting to learn about the symbolism associated with this beautiful bird.
Because of behavioral traits such as talkative, socially vigilant, resourceful, trustworthy, curious, diligent and intelligent, I think the Blue Jay would be an admirable animal totem. 😁 What’s your animal totem?
A blue jay animal totem flies into your life to teach the importance of using your intelligence to learn quickly and being able to adapt to any situation. It has a passion for investigating, thus utilizing adaptive skills and constantly learning new ideas and concepts. It allows us to access memories that we have long forgotten and shows how to adopt them into our awareness. – Leah M Bostwick https://www.sunsigns.org/blue-jay-animal-totem-symbolism-meanings/
It typically gleans food from trees, shrubs, and the ground, though it sometimes hawks insects from the air. #wiki
The blue jay is a passerine bird in the family Corvidae, native to North America #wiki
Like other corvids, they may learn to mimic human speech. Blue jays can also copy the cries of local hawks so well that it is sometimes difficult to tell which it is #wiki
Made up of 168 stainless steel plates welded together, its highly polished exterior has no visible seams. It measures 33 by 66 by 42 feet (10 by 20 by 13 m), and weighs 110 short tons (100 t; 98 long tons). Source: wiki