This coastal Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica, aka California Jay, Long-tailed Jay ) in Golden Gate Park don’t like them spiders. You can tell because the blue jay spotted a web from a great distance, found a tasty, 8-legged, 4-eyed treat (Araneus trifolium, aka Pumpkin Spider) and then mashed it into bits.
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Per the comments section, perhaps “arachnophagic” is a better term to use…
Tags: Aphelocoma californica, Arachnophobia, Arachnophobic, Araneus, arboretum, botanical garden, California Jay, Coastal, golden gate park, jay, Long-tailed Jay, pumkin, pumpkin, spider, strybing, trifolium, web, Western Scrub Jay