[Tweeters] Jays, Crows and Peanuts

Robert Pisano 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
"navigate" comfortably.

Works like a charm, and will solve your problem. I promise.


Robert Pisano

On Nov 17, 2007, at 2:44 PM, William Andersen wrote:

> Tweeters:


> 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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