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This morning there were the remains of a robin in the corner of our deck 
next to the house. We have lots of roaming cats in this end of town, that 
would be my guess as to cause of death.
Two blue jays spotted the remains (a wing, a few gray feathers, one long 
leg) and immediately started calling loudly. They stayed perched on the deck 
railing, looking directly toward the "spot". One flew over and lit on a 
feeder pole above and yelled some more. I called this "communication", but I 
wondered what they were saying, and who they were saying it to? Is this 
familiar behavior of blue jays.

And regarding Larry Hubert's sighting of the rough-winged swallows, I saw 10 
to 15 Monday over a pasture, and wondered if they were still migrating. 
Cedar Waxwings gather during breeding season to feed together; I wonder if 
the swallows do the same thing?

Jo Ann Eldridge, Kearney, Clay CO
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