Definition of gray jay in English:

gray jay

Syllabification: gray jay


A fluffy, long-tailed jay with dark gray upper parts and a whitish face, found in Canada and the northwestern US.
  • Perisoreus canadensis, family Corvidae
More example sentences
  • The gray jay makes a series of whistling sounds of ‘wheeoo’ or ‘wheee-ah.’
  • Many campgrounds support a flock of habituated gray jays, as campers readily feed the birds.
  • At the lake we fed the grey jays, which sat on our skis and even ate out of Paul's hand.

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