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

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Recent observations

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Western Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma californica) Aphelocoma californica

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sarahward93

Date

November 27, 2014 11:13 AM PST

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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jmaughn

Date

November 26, 2014

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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brianw

Date

June 9, 2009

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(Somewhere...)

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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greglasley

Date

November 24, 2014

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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dominic

Date

November 23, 2014

Description

Very comfortable around humans. Was right next to me for quite some time.

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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sea-kangaroo

Date

November 19, 2014

Description

A pair hopping around and stabbing gleefully at where I'd just turned up the soil.

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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robertmatute

Date

September 12, 2014

Place

Pasadena, CA (Google, OSM)

Description

I am not quite sure if this is an island blue jay but it looks a lot like it. It has a blue top with its belly being white it also has a dark beak. Isand scrub jay's are native to channel islands so I'm guessing this might be one.

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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asemerdj

Date

November 15, 2014

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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tnewman

Date

November 7, 2014

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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patsimpson2000

Date

November 12, 2014 01:27 PM PST

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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dpom

Date

November 11, 2014 03:38 PM PST

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Western scrub jay Aphelocoma californica

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dwest

Date

September 26, 2014 11:41 AM PDT
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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.