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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.
Apparent predation by gray jays, Perisoreus canadensis, on long-toed salamanders, Ambystoma macrodactylum, in the Oregon Cascade Range.
2002) allowed gray jays, Perisoreus canadensis, to inspect three wire-mesh tunnels in which food rewards (raisins) had been placed at various distances from the entrance.