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    • Aphelocoma californica
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    • Western Scrub-Jay
    • Western Scrub Jay
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Recent observations

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 20, 2015

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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sambiology

Date

May 20, 2015

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

sambiology

Date

May 17, 2015

Description

So neat to see my first scrub jay! :) This was a really cool bioswale around the convention center too.

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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asemerdj

Date

May 20, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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dandugan

Date

May 21, 2015 02:11 PM PDT

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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sea-kangaroo

Date

May 20, 2015

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

May 16, 2015 06:08 PM EDT

Description

On Saturday, we had to go to some events in Portland, but in the aftetrnoon/evening managed to get away and go to Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, about 45 minutes to the north, for a couple of hours. It was rainy with low light, so this photo didn't come out well. It was neat to see some common western species which I haven't encountered in years.

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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avocat

Date

May 16, 2015

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Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

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paloma

Date

May 19, 2015 01:54 PM PDT

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Square

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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hfabian

Date

May 17, 2015

Description

Near creek.

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Western Scrub Jay Aphelocoma californica

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nhm_nature

Date

May 15, 2015 04:40 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

"Attached are pictures we took at our house this weekend for the Nat Geo Bioblitz. We saw your Facebook post requesting pictures."

- Kristin Ciofalo

Observation and photo by Kristin Ciofalo, sent to nature@nhm.org.

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What

Western Scrub-Jay Aphelocoma californica

Observer

jmaughn

Date

May 17, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.