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Steller's jay

Cyanocitta stelleri

Description:

The Steller's jay has a more slender bill and longer legs than the blue jay and has a much more pronounced crest. It is also somewhat larger. The head is blackish-brown with light blue streaks on the forehead. This dark coloring gives way from the shoulders and lower breast to silvery blue. The primaries and tail are a rich blue with darker barring.

Habitat:

In coniferous forests of yosemite NP, CA.


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4 Comments

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago

Thanks!
@James: I was there in September for holidays :-)

Hema
Hema 4 years ago

lovely!!

James McNair
James McNair 4 years ago

Beautiful Marta. What you doing in California

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago

Thanks Desmond and Luis :-)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 4 years ago

Beautiful bird Marta!

The MnMs
Spotted by
The MnMs

California, USA

Lat: 37.72, Long: -119.65

Spotted on Sep 17, 2014
Submitted on Dec 21, 2014

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