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Blue Jay Meaning

Blue Jay Meaning

Blue Jays are often mistaken for being aggressive and mean. But symbolically, the Blue Jay may have a message for you. If you have visited at home, when you are out, or in your dreams, the blue jay may wish to tell you something.

Read on to receive messages from the blue jay.

The Symbolism of the Blue Jay

Depending on the culture, the blue jay may have many different symbolisms. Some of these include communication, self-reflection, and intelligence.

What Does it Mean When You See a Blue Jay?

Seeing a blue jay can represent a few different things.

One meaning is determination. You may face obstacles; the only way to overcome them is to conquer them with unruly determination.

Another meaning of seeing a blue jay is assertiveness. Blue jays are commonly known for their bossy and aggressive traits. However, this does not mean causing ill harm to others.

Rather the meaning of seeing a blue jay when it comes to assertiveness may mean that you need to stand up for yourself. Is someone walking all over your beliefs? It’s time to fight for yourself in a non-physical way.

Seeing a blue jay can also represent confidence. You may need to step into your power to advance in the next stages of your life.

What Does the Blue Jay Mean Spiritually?

  1. Listen to Your Intuition- Your intuition is your gut feelings, and often we ignore these due to self-doubt. The downfall of self-doubt comes from missing vital information that could have helped us make crucial decisions.
  2. Your Throat Chakra May Be Blocked- The blue jay has breathtaking blue feathers all over its body. Blue is associated with the throat chakra. The throat chakra relates to communication, truth, and inner wisdom. If you have been waking up with a sore throat or feeling as if you are having trouble speaking what’s on your mind, it may mean that you need to clear your throat chakra.
  3. You Are a Vibrant Soul- Blue Jays are naturally active and energetic birds. You see them playing in bird baths and constantly on the move. Symbolically the blue jay could be telling you that you are a colorful soul. Or perhaps you have been spending too much time on the couch, and the blue jay is trying to tell you that it’s time to get up and move.
  4. Spiritual Awakenings- If you feel out of place or unsure of your spiritual path, the blue jay could tell you that you are about to embark on a spiritual awakening. Remember to take it slow.
  5. Strength- The blue jay, may remind you that it is time to fight for what you want. It may also mean it is time to move on from something that no longer serves your highest good.

Blue Jay Feather Symbolism

Feathers are often associated with the element of air. Air represents communication. Finding a blue jay feather on the ground could symbolize communication from your spirit guides or loved ones on the other side.

Please remember only to observe the blue jay feather in your presence. Blue jays are endangered; it is illegal to own or keep a blue jay feather.

This can also mean that you need to be careful who you trust. Someone in your circle could be a troublemaker, have a dark past, or have a dark side you are unaware of. The blue jay feather could also be trying to tell you someone close to you could be spending time around another troubled person.

The blue jay feather also represents luck. If you have been having a hard time, it may be an omen that your fate is changing. Have faith; good fortune could be coming your way!

Blue Jay Spiritual Meaning Love

When a blue jay enters your life, it could mean love in the air! If you have been praying for a faithful and dedicated partner, the blue jay is here to tell you your wish has been granted. 

Additionally, if you have been asking the universe to send you a sign that it’s okay to trust your lover, the blue jay is telling you yes.

On the reverse side, if your partner has been distant, emotionally detached, and not communicating with you, it may mean that you need to pull away from them. They may not be as committed as you are.

Blue Jay, Meaning Twin Flame

Twin flames are two souls divided in half. People often mistake them for being their forever person, but that is not always the case. Twin flames often come into our lives to show us a mirror of what we need to work on. 

When a blue jay appears, and you ask the universe about your twin flame, this is a sign that communication between you and your twin flame is nearing.

What Does it Mean When a Blue Jay Crosses Your Path?

A blue jay showing up in your yard or crossing paths with you is a good sign. It could mean prosperity is about to bless your life. 

Additionally, it may mean that luck is about to be on your side.

Thirdly it could represent that you are about to come to success by reaching the goals you have set for yourself in life.

What Does it Mean When a Blue Jay Visits

When a blue jay visits your yard, it could represent love. If you see two blue jays in the yard and they are not fighting, it could mean that you are about to meet someone who wants the same things as you do in a relationship. You may be on the way to meeting your true love.

Are Blue Jays Good Omens?

Blue jays are good omens. Many cultures believe that they represent good things coming into your life. 

For example, in Native American cultures, the blue jay is said to be a messenger of good luck if they enter your path. Other spiritual paths and cultures believe that blue jays signify joy and tranquility.

What Does it Mean When You See a Blue Jay and Cardinal Together?

Seeing a blue jay and cardinal together could represent that you are coming into a happy time in your life.

The blue jay’s blue hue represents resourcefulness and prosperity. The cardinal’s red hues represent vitality and life. Red is the color of blood which represents life.

A cardinal and blue jay together also represent that it is not time to give up faith. You may have a troubled period, and now more than ever, keeping hope is essential to finding the light in your darkness.

Seeing a cardinal and blue jay together could also represent powerful change is coming. You may be in a transitional time where you cannot return to your old comfort zones. It is time to let them go and embrace the power of change.

What Does a Blue Jay Mean From Heaven?

For those with a Christian or Catholic background, the blue jay symbolizes God. It is believed that God is asking you to pursue your dreams. Don’t give up!

In other spiritual backgrounds, such as nature-based religions, the blue jay is often said to symbolize messages from an ancestor. 

Additionally, a blue jay from heaven can also represent divine protection. This beautiful bird may tell you that heaven looks over you if you feel lost. You are protected.

What does it Mean if a Blue Jay Appears in Your Dreams?

If you see a blue jay in a dream and it is by itself, it may mean that someone wishes ill harm on you in waking life. You should wear an evil eye necklace or even sage yourself and your home to protect yourself.

To see a blue jay gawking at you represents that you have childlike wonder and curiosity about life.

Seeing a blue jay perched on a branch or tree may ask you to think wisely before acting.

If you are being attacked or see a swarm of blue jays, you may clash in a relationship with family, lovers, or friends. Be wary of your words.

To hear the beautiful song of the blue jay could signify that you are about to meet the person you are meant to marry.

If a blue jay is mocking you in your dream, it could mean you are being threatened by a coworker, friend, or someone who may not want you to succeed.


The blue jay is an environmentally protected bird that symbolizes good luck, protection, and good fortune. Remember to thank it for its beautiful messages and gifts the next time you see one in your yard.

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