The magpie chick that wasn't
|adult Eurasian jay|
At this point we were standing only two metres away and noticed, apart from its surprisingly large fluffy, grey-beige body, its distinctive cornflower-blue wing feathers. Obviously not a magpie, but a baby jay or garrulus glandarius.
|beating a hasty retreat|
|action shot of attempted take off|
|next morning, calling for food|