Also known as: Gray Jay, Whisky Jack
28-33 cm (11-13") Locally Common. A tame, mostly quiet, boreal forest bird that may visit campsites to snatch up food scraps.
A fluffy long tailed gray jay with no crest and a tiny bill. White forehead, black through eye and behind head. Gray upperparts, pale underside. White throat and cheeks. Looks like a giant chickadee.
Juvenile: all sooty-black with a faint white whisker line.
Also known as the Canada Jay or Whisky Jack.
Song: scolds, screams, and whistles.