The Gray Jay (Perisoreus canadensis), also Grey Jay, Canada Jay or Whiskey Jack,[2] is a member of the crow and jay family (Corvidae) found in the boreal forests across North America north to the tree-line and in subalpine forests of the Rocky Mountains south to New Mexico and Arizona

Gray Jay aka Grey Jay, Canada Jay or Whiskey Jack, a member of the crow and jay family (Corvidae) found in the boreal forests across North America north to the tree-line and in subalpine forests of the Rocky Mountains south to New Mexico and Arizona

Canada's Official bird, Grey Jay, also called Canada Jay or Whiskey Jack

Canada's Official bird, Grey Jay, also called Canada Jay or Whiskey Jack

emuwren: The Gray Jay - Perisoreus canadensis, is a member of the crow family Corvidae, found in the boreal forests across North America no...

The Gray Jay - Perisoreus canadensis, is a member of the crow family Corvidae, found in the boreal forests across North America north to the tree-line and in subalpine forests of the Rocky Mountains south to Mexico and Arizona. Photo by Greg Schneider

Photo: Tony Joyce

Canada, meet your national bird.With 450 species in the country to choose from, Canadian Geographic’s decision was made neither lightly nor quickly. A Canadian/Whiskey or Grey Jay.

Robert Bateman Wranglers Campsite

(aka a Whisky Jack, / indigenous Wisakedjak). It's National Bird Day

Whisky Jack in the Snow - Photo by Corey Hayes (This bird is known as a Gray Jay in the Pacific Northwest)

Whisky Jack in the Snow - Photo by Corey Hayes (This bird is known as a Gray Jay in the Pacific Northwest)

Play peek-a-boo with a gray jay on a winter bird watching trip in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Little Fluff Ball Photo by Wesley Pitts -- National Geographic Your Shot

Having Fun with Gray Jays

Gray Jays have a ton of personality which makes them a very fun subject to watch as well as to photograph. Take a look at these fun Gray Jay images!

nice Gray Jays Named Canada's National Bird

OTTAWA — A two-year-long, Canada-wide search has resulted in the gray jay — also known as the whiskey jack — being chosen as Canada's national bird by the Royal Canadian Geographic Society.

Canada, meet your national bird.With 450 species in the country to choose from, Canadian Geographic’s decision was made neither lightly nor quickly.

After two years, nearly votes and thousands of public and expert comments, the Canadian Geographic National Bird Project concludes.

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Why the whisky jack — a.k.a. grey jay — may soon be Canada's national bird

The whisky jack may soon become Canada's national bird: Gray jay beat out common loon, black-capped chickadee, snowy owl and Canada goose in National Bird Project (CBC News 16 November

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