May 25 2014
During the nesting season small songbirds chase large predators away from their eggs and young. It’s a topsy-turvy time when the pecking order is reversed.
Sharon Leadbitter saw this in action last week at Allegheny Cemetery when a blue jay repeatedly bopped a red-tailed hawk on the head, trying to drive it away from his territory.
Eventually the blue jay was just too annoying ….
(video by Sharon Leadbitter)