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scrub jay

or scrub-jay (skrŭb′jā)
n.
Any of several chiefly blue-and-gray jays of the genus Aphelocoma, having no crest and found in dense scrub in North and Central America, especially A. coerulescens of Florida and A. californica of Mexico and the western United States.
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In California, sparrows, finches, and corvids (house finch, house sparrow, purple finch [Haemorhous purpureus]); song sparrow (Melospiza melodia); western scrub jay (Aphelocoma californica); and white-crowned sparrow (Zonotrichia leucophrys) are considered major amplifying hosts of WNV and SLEV (1,16).
Abstract: An adult, wild-caught, female Florida scrub jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) was evaluated because of an observable mass on the ventral neck.
Por ejemplo, algunos trabajos dentro de la misma region de la SMS de Guerrero, incluyen a especies como Aphelocoma ultramarina, Ptiliogonys cinereus, Sialia sialis y Buteo jamaicensis en los BPE (Almazan-Nunez et al., 2009), por lo que se podrian adicionar al inventario de las aves del area de estudio.
Cyrtonyx montezumae, Euptilotis neoxenus y Aphelocoma ultramarina), ademas de cuatro especies asociadas (i.e.
The common known predators of arboreal nests at our study site include rock squirrel (Spermophilus variegatus), chipmunk (Neotamias species), deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus), raccoon (Procyon lotor), long-tailed weasel (Mustela frenata), black-billed magpie (Pica hudsonia), Steller's jay (Cyanositta stelleri), western scrub-jay (Aphelocoma californica), Cooper's hawk (Accipiter cooperii), sharp-shinned hawk (Accipiter striatus), and great horned owl (Bubo virginianus).
This also applies to the Azure Jay (Anjos, 1991), the Plush-crested Jay (Uejima et al., 2012), the Florida Scrub Jay Aphelocoma coerulescens (Bosc, 1795) (Morgan et al., 2010), and the Curl-crested Jay (Amaral and Macedo, 2003), thereby demonstrating that the various jay species appear to exploit the resources available at the various times of the year and in the different regions, in a similar and effective manner.
Elementos vegetales de posible interaccion cultural Cardon Pachycereus pringley Palma robusta Washingtonia robusta Apendice 2 Fauna Nombre comun proporcionado Nombre cientifico por informantes kumiai Codorniz de California Calipepla californica Correcamino Geocoxys californianus Zopilote Catharthes aura Huilota Zenaida macroura Halcon cola roja Buteo jamaiciencis Cernicalo Falco sparverius Azulejo Aphelocoma coerulescens Cenzontle Mimus poliglotos Ardilla de roca Citelius beecheyi Conejo Silvilagus audubonii Liebre Lepus californianus Lagartija Uta stansburiana Vibora de cascabel Crotalus mitcheli, C.
However, because Cape Canaveral AFS is a critical conservation area for the threatened Florida scrub-jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens), current launch programs are confined to their existing footprints to prevent loss of scrub habitat.
2,3,4 & 5 Myiarchus tyrannulus; 2 1 (Papamoscas tirano - Brown-crested Flycatcher) Tyrannus couchii; (Tirano 3 1 silbador - Couch's Kingbird) FAMILY HIRUNDINIDAE Hirundo rustica; (Golondrina I 1 &2 tijereta - Barn Swallow) FAMILY CORVIDAE Cyanocitta steller; (Chara I 2,3.4,5 & 6 crestada - Steller's Jay) Aphelocoma ultramarma; (Chara 1 1,2.3.4.