Jay facts for kids

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Blue jay
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae

The jays are several species of medium-sized, usually colorful and noisy birds in the crow family Corvidae.

Jays in culture


  • The word "jay" has an archaic meaning in American slang meaning a stupid or dull person, from which is derived the term jaywalking

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