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Scrub Jay

Aphelocoma californica

Description:

Seen on the South Rim of the Grand Canyon. Some kind of jay?

1 Species ID Suggestions

MitchRay
MitchRay 9 years ago
Western Scrub-Jay
Aphelocoma californica


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5 Comments

JessNikolai
JessNikolai 9 years ago

Interesting, thanks for the information!

CynthiaMHori
CynthiaMHori 9 years ago

I guess the Mexican Jay sticks to southern Arizona.

MitchRay
MitchRay 9 years ago

Sitting in a Juniper in that part of AZ makes Scrub Jay more likely.

CynthiaMHori
CynthiaMHori 9 years ago

The picture does make it hard to tell if it is a Scrub or Mexican Jay.

JessNikolai
JessNikolai 9 years ago

Is it a scrub jay? It just looks different to me.

JessNikolai
Spotted by
JessNikolai

Arizona, USA

Spotted on May 24, 2011
Submitted on May 26, 2011

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