American blue jay stores safflower seed

This video from New York State in the USA says about itself:

Blue Jay packs Away Safflower Seed

18 October 2016

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This FeederWatch cam is located in the Treman Bird Feeding Garden at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology. Perched on the edge of both Sapsucker Woods and its 10-acre pond, these feeders attract both forest species like chickadees and woodpeckers as well as some species that prefer open environments near water like Red-winged Blackbirds.

Blue Jays store or “cache” up to thousands of seeds for insurance that they’ll have enough food over winter. Birds rely on various caching techniques to stay fed and keep away from predators: here.

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