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Richfield Township, OH, USA
I saw this Blue Jay on February 2, 2018. I was startled to see the white head on this blue jay. The anomalous bird was sitting in a tree by the bird feeder, and a regularly colored blue jay was on a branch nearby to provide me with contrast. I only have one photo, but I have some video of this bird as well. However, your site does not take video submissions. If you would like that, please contact me and provide information on how to submit it.
White-headed Blue Jay, Richfield Twp. OH
I also have a white headed blue jay at my feeder in Florida. Noticed him when we returned for the winter. I have a picture.
I’m seeing a white headed blue jay in Narragansett, Rhode Island
I have a photo to submit that looks like a blue Jay with a Jack-in-the-box head! I hope it can be posted. I cant find anything even close.
I also just saw a completely white headed Bluejay in Potomac Maryland. Wasn’t able to snap a pic before it flew off. May 5, 2020
We have one that visits our back porch and feeders here in Bridgewater, Virginia.
Hello! On October 6 2020 at 7:00 pm ET I also saw a white headed Bluejay in my backyard. Ontario, Canada
We have a white headed blue Jay that visits us everyday to feed. He loves peanuts in the shell and usually hangs around most of the day. Chicago. 09 Oct 2020
Just seen for my first time in the woods by the National Zoo in DC
Also just saw one here as well
We have just encountered a similar white head/belly blue jay at our garden feeders. It’s such a majestic looking bird. Managed some decent video, but poor photos. Drayton, Ontario. October 26th 2021
Saw one today on my fence in pabama city fl. 13 April 2022. Hope he returns, no picture
This is called leucism. The white feathers are caused by an absence of pigments in the bird’s body.
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