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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.
In coniferous forests of yosemite NP, CA.
Spotted on Sep 17, 2014
Submitted on Dec 21, 2014
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