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Florida Scrub Jay

Aphelocoma coerulescens

Description:

The only bird endemic to Florida, the Florida Scrub Jay is a large passerine with blue plumage, a medium-sized bill and a long tail with a pale chest and belly. Their habitat is strictly restricted to scrublands with scrub oaks, which is why their range is so small.

Habitat:

Florida Scrub

Notes:

This individual was seen at Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge, one of the most reliable spots for the species.

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Liam
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Liam

Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 23, 2013
Submitted on Feb 5, 2014

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