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The Trailhead is located in Lake County, Florida. map

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(352) 429-5566

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Excerpt from May 26, 2007 Trailday Newsletter
Scrub-Jay Baby Update

The scrub-jay baby scene is a bit confusing. As you may remember, 5 babies fledged successfully from the nest. Before long, we were seeing only 3. Now, only 1 is visible every day. That's not to say that the parents aren't hiding them all in different trees. But for three weeks we have also been seeing both Mom and Dad picking nesting material and flying to trees as though they were making a new nest. Dad always has the bigger twigs and Mom always has the finer mesh. They have proven to be very clever at hiding the family and their new nesting area, if that is truly what they are doing. What we have is fine specimens of Scrub Jays and we can only keep our fingers crossed for as many babies as we can have.