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Related to Perisoreus: Perisoreus canadensis, gray jay, Grey Jay, Perisoreus infaustus
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Noun1.Perisoreus - Canada jaysPerisoreus - Canada jays        
bird genus - a genus of birds
Garrulinae, subfamily Garrulinae - subfamily of the crow family: jays
camp robber, Canada jay, gray jay, grey jay, Perisoreus canadensis, whisker jack - a jay of northern North America with black-capped head and no crest; noted for boldness in thievery
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Gray jays, Perisoreus canadensis, and common ravens, Corvus corax, as predators of winter ticks, Dermacentor albipictus.
Species Common name Picoides arcticus Black-backed Woodpecker Contopus cooperi Olive-sided Flycatcher Empidonax flaviventris Yellow-bellied Flycatcher Perisoreus canadensis Gray Jay Poecile hudsonicus Boreal Chickadee Dendroica tigrina Cape May Warbler D.
The core distribution of jays of the genus Perisoreus is in the Old World, which suggests these species originated there and then colonized the New World (Ericson et al.