camp robber


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camp robber

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Noun1.camp robber - a jay of northern North America with black-capped head and no crestcamp robber - a jay of northern North America with black-capped head and no crest; noted for boldness in thievery
jay - crested largely blue bird
Perisoreus canadensis capitalis, Rocky Mountain jay - a Canada jay with a white head; widely distributed from Montana to Arizona
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Along with "camp robber," they are also known as whiskey jack, lumberjack, meat-bird, venison-hawk, and grease-bird.
But you, you see grey jays, common camp robbers, bandit birds hauling off crazy stuff like books and babies.
Always pay strict attention to any scolding of the pine squirrels, camp robbers, or blue jays and magpies, as all these birds, as well as the squirrels, will fuss at and scold a bear as long as they can seen him.

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