Woodhouse scrub jays are year-round residents in the central Arizona highlands. They are omnivores, eating insects, acorns and other seeds, and occasionally rodents and small reptiles. As you can see, they eat an acorn by securing it with their feet to a hard surface and pecking the outer shell off and consuming the inside.
Fresh Air Moments: Woodhouse Scrub Jay Eating an Acorn
Dec 9, 2020 | Fresh Air Moment, Wildlife