COLIN VARNDELL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY COLIN VARNDELL / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
Eurasian jay (Garrulus glandarius) on the ground. This bird is found throughout western Europe, northwest Africa and southeast and eastern Asia. It hoards acorns over the winter months and prefers woodland dominated by oak. It will also feed on insects, fruits, young birds, mice, small reptiles and small snakes. Photographed in Dorset, UK, in March.
Model release not required. Property release not available.