[Tweeters] Jays, Crows and Peanuts
pisano at nwlink.com
Sat Nov 17 14:53:31 PST 2007
Yes. A peanut tray for jays, available at Seattle Audubon Store (and
elsewhere), is a flat platform with screened bottom, just big enough to
hold peanuts and for jays to land, but too small for crows to
Works like a charm, and will solve your problem. I promise.
On Nov 17, 2007, at 2:44 PM, William Andersen wrote:
> I've thrown a few unshelled peanuts onto a picnic table on my deck
> early each morning and enjoy watching the jays scoop them up (they
> don't usually last more than a minute). But now neighborhood crows
> have decided to join in the fun and the jays keep their distance when
> the bigger birds are present. Anyone know a way to present peanuts to
> jays in a way that doesn't invite crows?
> This may not be of general ornithological interest, so off-line
> responses would be OK. Thanks.
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