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Western Scrub Jay

Aphelocoma californica


A medium sized bird. In general, this species has a blue head, wings, and tail, a gray-brown back, and grayish underparts. The throat is whitish with a blue necklace.


Areas of low scrub, preferring pinon-juniper forests, oak woods, edges of mixed evergreen forests and sometimes mesquite bosques.


This particular sighting occurred in a riparian area near the east bank of the feather river.

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alicelongmartin 6 years ago

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California, USA

Lat: 39.48, Long: -121.58

Spotted on Jan 25, 2011
Submitted on Feb 1, 2012

Spotted for mission


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