• Spit and Survival Among Gray Jays


    On a balmy, 25-degree afternoon in winter, three Vermonters visit the tiny town of Victory in the Northeast Kingdom in search of the fearless Gray Jay. Surrounded by an abundance of snow and chickadees, biologists Kent McFarland and Sara Zahendra stand at the Victory basin with Bill Barnard, a professor at Norwich University, who has been studying Gray Jays for over 20 years.

    In this edition of VCE’s Outdoor Radio, Kent and Sara discuss, among other things, how Gray Jays use saliva to cache food and get through harsh winters.


    Gray Jay Links


    More Posts from VCE

    Newer posts:
    Older posts:

    Leave a comment

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.