Perisoreus canadensis


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Noun1.Perisoreus canadensis - a jay of northern North America with black-capped head and no crestPerisoreus canadensis - a jay of northern North America with black-capped head and no crest; noted for boldness in thievery
jay - crested largely blue bird
Perisoreus canadensis capitalis, Rocky Mountain jay - a Canada jay with a white head; widely distributed from Montana to Arizona
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Covering caches in trees makes them less likely to be discovered and pilfered by Steller's Jays (Cyanocitta stelleri) and Gray Jays (Perisoreus canadensis), 2 corvid species inhabiting the forest around the Pattee Canyon raven nest and likely to steal caches made by other species (Burnell and Tomback 1985; Waite 1988; Kalinowski and others 2015).
Apparent predation by gray jays, Perisoreus canadensis, on long-toed salamanders, Ambystoma macrodactylum, in the Oregon Cascade Range.
Birds involved include gray jays (Perisoreus canadensis) and common ravens (Corvus corax) (Addison et al.