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Western Scrub Jay

Aphelocoma Californica


Head and tail top are blue, chest is white, body is brown-white, face is black.


Scrub desert or forest edges.


A major predator of paper wasps the bird will often grab nests by the base and rip it off. Then continue to carry the nest to a place where it can eat the protein rich larvae and pupa.

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Spotted on Aug 17, 2015
Submitted on Aug 20, 2015

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