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Definition of grey jay in English:

noun

A fluffy long-tailed jay with dark grey upper parts and a whitish face, found in Canada and the north-western US.
  • Perisoreus canadensis, family Corvidae
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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