Save the Birds : Restored Birds of the New London Public Museum
Collection:
Natural History- Kroll, John
Object ID:
1932.12.30
Object Name:
Specimen, Taxidermied
Description:
Blue Jay. Male. Large crested songbird with broad, rounded tail. Blue, white and black upperparts, greyish underparts. Tail is banded with black stripes. Blue Jays are birds of forest edges. A favorite food is acorns, and they are often found near oaks, in forests, woodlots, towns, cities, parks.

Kingdom:
Animalia (Animals)
Phylum:
Chordata (Chordates)
Natural History Class:
Aves (Birds)
Natural History Order:
Passeriformes
Family:
Corvidae (Crows)
Genus:
Cyanocitta
Date:
1944
Species:
cristata
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Blue Jay before restorationBlue Jay before restoration
After restorationAfter restoration