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

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Recent observations

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California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

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dave-barry

Date

August 25, 2016 11:25 AM PDT

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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agaporni

Date

May 5, 2016 09:46 AM CDT

Place

Oaxaca, MX (Google, OSM)

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California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

Observer

arnel

Date

August 24, 2016 10:34 PM MST

Description

Single bird observed, perched on a transmission pole near the Marina Public Library.

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

naturalist1355

Date

August 23, 2016 11:52 AM PDT

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California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

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bbunny

Date

August 23, 2016 09:33 AM PDT

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California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

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redabbott

Date

August 23, 2016 11:11 AM PDT

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California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

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miroungazalophus

Date

August 11, 2016 05:27 PM PDT

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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arturoc

Date

April 15, 2016 10:04 AM CDT

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What

California Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. californica

Observer

digibirdtrek

Date

August 22, 2016 11:26 AM PDT

Description

My first "California" Scrub-Jay per recent AOU checklist changes.

http://www.audubon.org/news/here-are-biggest-changes-aou-checklist-north-american-birds

Taken with 100mm macro at about 3-4 feet. One shot was fill flashed, should be obvious which one.

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Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica ssp. woodhouseii

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tweedledee

Date

February 18, 2016 04:54 PM CST

Description

Western Scrub Jay

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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jmaughn

Date

August 20, 2016 07:45 AM PDT

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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cwwood

Date

July 6, 2016 11:49 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.
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