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  • French
    • Geai buissonier
  • Spanish
    • Arrendajo californiano
    • Chara californiana
    • Urraca californiana
    • Chara
  • Scientific Names
    • Aphelocoma californica
  • English
    • Western Scrub-Jay
    • Western Scrub Jay
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • WESJ

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

kburke

Date

August 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

philwarren

Date

February 9, 2016 02:55 PM PST

Place

Bodega Bay (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Coastal Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

Observer

adobecurly

Date

February 9, 2016 09:52 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

February 8, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

cisycao

Date

February 2, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

newtpatrol

Date

February 5, 2016 03:44 PM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

It's the same bird, a bit fluffed up in one photo

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

sedgreserve

Date

February 5, 2016

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

gretchenb

Date

February 5, 2016

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

philwarren

Date

February 5, 2016 09:57 AM PST

Place

Bodega Bay (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

avocat

Date

January 30, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

mcm

Date

January 30, 2016 08:00 AM CST

Place

ranch (Google, OSM)

Description

habitat: Edwards Plateau location: Edwards county 10 miles North of Rocksprings soil: EcF- Eckrant Rock complex, PeB Prade-Eckrant complex and TeA Tarrant-Eckrant complex Limestone with cobbly silty clay soil layer. elevation ~2300' oak spp.,Texas Persimmon and yaupon thickets. Open areas primarily Prickly Pear, Agarita and Optunia leptocaulis. Grazed by cattle, whitetailed deer and Axis deer. Dug pond and water troughs with year around water.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

carboncardiff

Date

February 4, 2016 11:41 AM PST

Description

Blue back, squeaky call

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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.
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