several shades of gray all over body and head (Michigan, USA; 2010-09-01)

Grey Jay
Perisoreus canadensis

Native Range: North America

Notes: an iconic, unmistakable jay of northern coniferous forests across Canada and the western USA; nicknamed "camp-robber' because of its habit of raiding human campsites, especially in winter; friendly, tame, bold, and inquisitive; usually seen in small groups.

lighter below, darker above (Michigan, USA; 2010-09-01)

inquisitive look, with its large eyes (Michigan, USA; 2010-09-01)