Very comfortable around humans. Was right next to me for quite some time.
A pair hopping around and stabbing gleefully at where I'd just turned up the soil.
I am not quite sure if this is an island blue jay but it looks a lot like it. It has a blue top with its belly being white it also has a dark beak. Isand scrub jay's are native to channel islands so I'm guessing this might be one.
The Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica), is a species of scrub jay native to western North America. It ranges from southern Washington to central Texas and central Mexico. It comprises three distinct subspecies groups, all of which may be separate species. They are California Scrub Jay (coastal), Woodhouse's Scrub Jay (interior US and northern Mexico), and Sumichrast's Scrub Jay (interior southern Mexico). The Western Scrub Jay was once lumped with the Island Scrub Jay and the