Eurasian Jay, Neuhaus im Solling, Germany

The Eurasian jay (Garrulus glandarius) is a species of bird occurring over a vast region from Western Europe and north-west Africa to the Indian Subcontinent and further to the eastern seaboard of Asia and down into south-east Asia. Across its vast range, several very distinct racial forms have evolved to look very different from each other, especially when forms at the extremes of its range are compared.

The bird is called jay, without any epithets, by English speakers in Great Britain and Ireland. It is the original ‘jay’ after which all others are named.

Neuhaus im Solling ist ein zentral im Solling gelegenes und von der Stadt Holzminden eingemeindetes Dorf im Landkreis Holzminden in Niedersachsen (Deutschland). Hierzu gehört auch der kleine Ortsteil Fohlenplacken.

Eurasian Jay, Neuhaus im Solling, Germany

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