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Western Scrub Jay

Aphelocoma californica

Notes:

This appears to be an immature bird with a beak deformity on the lower mandible. The bird has apparently figured out a way to live with it though, which is great.

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6 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Very interesting!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 8 years ago

Maybe there should be a mission for deformities; I have a house sparrow spotting with a tail deformity.

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Very interesting!

I thought I had hallucinations. Beautiful bird, great shot!

DoinaRussu
DoinaRussu 8 years ago

a beautiful bird! ...is incredible its power of adaptation...
my compliments, Dennis; as usual, a great capture!

Wild Things
Wild Things 8 years ago

Nice blue.

Dennis Davenport
Spotted by
Dennis Davenport

Washington, USA

Spotted on Sep 28, 2011
Submitted on Oct 4, 2011

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