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    • Aphelocoma californica
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    • 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

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dpom

Date

October 29, 2014 02:58 PM PDT

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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cspnl

Date

October 22, 2014 07:21 AM PDT

Description

Looking into the birdhouse used by European Starlings.

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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cspnl

Date

October 14, 2014 08:22 AM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Could this be why my monarch caterpillars are disappearing?

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Coastal Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

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finatic

Date

October 20, 2014 11:28 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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greglasley

Date

October 27, 2014

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Woodhouse's Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. woodhouseii

Date

May 25, 2006

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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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

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patsimpson2000

Date

November 27, 2011 11:52 AM PST

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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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

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sea-kangaroo

Date

October 17, 2014 02:40 PM PDT

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

October 13, 2014 04:11 PM 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.