Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay Images

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Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay Images, Facts and Information:

Aphelocoma woodhouseii used to be Western Scrub-Jay  Aphelocoma californica

  • Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jays are medium sized, crestless jays with blue heads, wings and tails, gray masks, backs and light gray underparts. Their tails are long.
  • They are nonmigratory, year round residents.
  • Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jays prefer juniper and pinyon or piñon pine habitat.
  • Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jays eat insects, lizards, fruits, pine nuts, acorns, grass seeds, juniper berries and nuts. They readily eat other seeds and peanuts offered at bird feeders.
  • Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jays lay 2 to 7 eggs which hatch in 15 to 17 days. The female incubates and they are monogamous.
  • A group of jays can be called a “party”, “scold” or “band” of jays.
  • Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jays can live up to 15 years.

I hope you enjoy viewing my Woodhouse’s Scrub-Jay photos.

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