But when they spied a dead bird, they started making alarm calls, warning others long distances away.The jays then gathered around the dead body, forming large cacophonous aggregations. The calls they made, known as "zeeps", "scolds" and "zeep-scolds", encouraged new jays to attend to the dead.
The jays also stopped foraging for food, a change in behaviour that lasted for over a day.
The sparrow’s mate perched on the railings around the terrace for four days, desperately calling out in shrill tones for its partner.
|The Hunter - now belled|
Since then, both cats have been belled.