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Potato watches interloper

Potato (in the window) is the last of my current cat family to be introduced. This doesn't exactly show her off, but at least she is now represented.

 

For those of you not familiar with the California Scrub-Jay, they are a blue jay that is bold, large, and very vocal. This guy is Squawky Bird (I know, very original). (Wikipedia notes their call to be "harsh and scratchy".)

 

Squawk would routinely take food from my hand, and would make a racket outside the window when he wasn't getting his almonds fast enough. We loved him, though, and hated leaving him in California. (Fortunately, the next renters were "bird" people, so perhaps there was no break in the "gravy train"...)

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Taken on September 16, 2008