Not so loony: Why the grey jay soared to victory as Canada’s would-be national bird
Ottawa Citizen

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By David M. Bird, Ottawa Citizen, November 26, 2016

The Royal Canadian Geographical Society recently stunned many Canadians by choosing the grey jay over the common loon as the organization’s candidate to become Canada’s national bird.

The announcement was made on Nov. 16, 2016, at the College of Fellows’ Annual Dinner in the Canadian War Museum.

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