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    • Aphelocoma californica
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    • Western Scrub-Jay
    • Western Scrub Jay
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    • WESJ
  • Spanish
    • Chara

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Recent observations

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

February 6, 2013 11:03 AM PST

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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patsimpson2000

Date

January 5, 2013 01:47 PM PST

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

beartracker

Date

September 22, 2014

Place

Redway, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

I saw both a spotted towhee and a scrub jay enter the soot plate enclosure. These are the jay's tracks.

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

October 17, 2014 02:40 PM PDT

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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sea-kangaroo

Date

October 13, 2014 04:11 PM PDT

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

pkleeman

Date

October 19, 2014 01:49 PM PDT

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Observer

jdr

Date

September 16, 2014

Place

Linda Lane (Google, OSM)

Description

Heard and observed jay most of the smoke-filled day.

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What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

joelferree

Date

October 5, 2014 01:09 PM PDT

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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greglasley

Date

October 18, 2014

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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dpom

Date

October 17, 2014 04:50 PM PDT

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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danielled83

Date

October 11, 2014

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What

Chara (Aphelocoma californica) Aphelocoma californica

Observer

ragnarok

Date

October 9, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The Western Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica), is a species of scrub jay native to western North America. It ranges from southern Washington to central Texas and central Mexico. It comprises three distinct subspecies groups, all of which may be separate species. They are California Scrub Jay (coastal), Woodhouse's Scrub Jay (interior US and northern Mexico), and Sumichrast's Scrub Jay (interior southern Mexico). The Western Scrub Jay was once lumped with the Island Scrub Jay and the

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.