Florida Scrub-Jay Festival Set For Feb. 8

By  //  February 1, 2014

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event begins at 9 a.m.

FWC.com — Did you know the Florida scrub-Jay is the only bird species that makes its home exclusively in the Sunshine State?

Only one bird species, the Florida scrub-jay, makes its home exclusively in the Sunshine State. This songbird, with its bright blue headdress, wings and tail and bold, curious behavior depends on scrub habitat for survival. (FWC image)

Only one bird species, the Florida scrub-jay, makes its home exclusively in the Sunshine State. This songbird, with its bright blue headdress, wings and tail and bold, curious behavior depends on scrub habitat for survival. (FWC image)

The Florida scrub-jay in the first photo is nicknamed “Old Man.” He is a homebody and faithful to his territory since being banded 10 years ago.

Find out more about this bird and other Florida scrub-jays by clicking on the photos.

 


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