Spotted this active Jay in Grand Canyon National Park
Monterey County, California, US
San Luis Obispo County, California, US
Sutter County, California, US
When I saw it, the Scrub-Jay was busy yelling at a different type of bird to leave it alone.
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