Red Dead Redemption 2 Blue Jay
Blue Jay
Class Bird
Size Small

Quick Overview

Red Dead Redemption 2 Blue Jay can be hunted and skinned for crafting materials, it's a Small sized Bird animal. We recommend using a Varmint Rifle or a Repeater to hunt this animal. You can craft a at the Trapper Shop using it's materials and cook the Gamey Bird meal from hunting it, Blue Jay. it's not a Legendary Animal.

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Blue Jay Locations

Every type of Blue Jay found in RDR2.

Using the best weapons to hunt a Blue Jay in Red Dead 2, will reward you with a Perfect Quality Kill. Since this animal is omnivores you should use Predator Bait and Herbivore Bait to attract it in the wild.

Blue Jay Perfect Quality Kill Weapons.

  • Use Predator Bait and Herbivore Bait
  • Bow with Small Game Arrow

Regular Blue Jay Locations

    RDR2 Blue Jay Locations

    There's currently no Legendary version of this animal.

    Blue Jay

    • Blue Jays can be found across the forested regions of the American Heartland.
    • As omnivores, they eat nuts, acorns, seeds, beetles, grasshoppers, and caterpillars.
    • A bird this size can be killed with less impact.
    • A Bow with Small Game Arrows can successfully be used for hunting.
    • Their feathers can be used for crafting, and their carcass can be sold to traders.

    Locations where you can find:

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    Blue Jay Cooking Recipes

    Cooking recipes you can use with this animal.

    Recipe Name Regular Thyme Type Oregano Type Mint Type
    Gamey Bird Plain Game Bird None None None

    Blue Jay Materials

    The materials you will receive from hunting and skinning an Blue Jay will depend on the animal quality and kill quality.

    Material Cost Kill Quality
    Perfect Blue Jay Carcass $1 Perfect Kill
    Good Blue Jay Carcass $0.6 Good Kill
    Poor Blue Jay Carcass $0.4 Poor Kill
    Blue Jay Feather $0.3 Any
    Gamey Bird Meat $0.25 Any
    Flight Feather $0.15 Any

    Red Dead Redemption 2 Blue Jay Crafting

    What you can make from Blue Jay crafting materials.

    Trapper Crafting

    Item Name Pricing How to unlock
    Pilgrim Accessory $11.00 Turkey Feather, Cedar Waxwing Feather x2, Blue Jay Feather x3

    Fence Crafting

    Recipe Name Effect How to obtain Type Price

    Where to find these Special Crafting Materials

    Ingredient How to get

    Camp Crafting

    Used for It makes Crafting ingredients

    Item Crafting

    Recipe Name Ingredients Where to find Description
    Improved Arrow – 1x Arrow – 1x Flight Feather Received at the start of Chapter 2 + 15 Damage
    Fire Arrow – 1x Arrow – 1x Animal Fat – 1x Flight Feather Received at the start of Chapter 2 + 20 Damage | Incendiary Effect
    Dynamite Arrow – 1x Arrow – 1x Dynamite – 1x Flight Feather Located at the South end of Wapiti Indian Reservation, at the base of a wooden bridge you will find it within a chest. | Also sold by Fences after “A Short Walk in a Pretty Town” + 40 Damage | Explosive Effect
    Poison Arrow – 1x Arrow – 1x Oleander Sage – 1x Flight Feather Located Northeast of Bacchus Station, right outside the Mysterious Hill Home. You will receive it from a chest | Also sold by Fences after Chapter 2 + 5 Damage | Good for Hunting
    Small Game Arrow – 1x Arrow – 1x Regular Shotgun Shells – 1x Flight Feather Received at the start of Chapter 2 - 20 Damage | Good for Hunting Small animals