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Florida Scrub Jay

Aphelocoma coerulescens


Same size as Blue Jay, much more subtle, dusty blue colors, no crest. Very bold, almost saucy. Fellow in the first picture was just sitting on a branch about 5 feet away, right at the trail head, as if to say "Welcome to my domain, foolish humans!"


Endemic to the Florida Scrub.


MY VERY FIRST SCRUB JAY!!!!!!!!!!!!! It was #1 on my "Must-See-Before-I-Die" list. A big big BIG day for me! Unforgettable.

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auntnance123 6 years ago

*clapping my hands wildly* Congratulations!! Very exciting, Karen. The scrub jays here lmost always send a welcoming committee to the entrance of the park here as well.

Florida, USA

Lat: 29.11, Long: -82.01

Spotted on Sep 21, 2012
Submitted on Sep 21, 2012

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