New research suggests that the brainy birds may be even smarter than was previously thought. Given a complex problem and an assortment of tools, New Caledonian crows came up with a creative solution that hints at higher-order thinking. (See link.
[This is the article with the video I told you about, of the chameleon changing color. By the way, I don't think the color in this photo is genuine. See the article for the same picture in real colors.] How a Chameleon Changes Color
Steller's Jay discovered by Georg Steller in The most misspelled name in bird watching? It looks stellar, but is spelled Steller, There are possibly 16 varieties of Blue Jay's. [Loosely from TheCornellLab of Ornithology All About Bids] Very pretty in the
Rascal, the Pied Crow Pied Crows are native to central and southern Africa, and are often found close to human habitats. These birds are smart and cheeky, often ganging up in groups to steal food from larger predators like Ospreys and Snake Eagles.