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Stellar's jay
Cyanocitta stelleri

Stellar's jay
Stellar's jay
Stellar's jay
Stellar's jay

Size: 13 inches
Overall Color: blue and black
Occurrence: coniferous forest
Diet: nuts, seeds, insects, berries, fruit, small birds
Nest: cup on horizontal tree branch
Field Identification: blue with black head, white eyebrow, crest on head
Season: year-round

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Chordata (hollow nerve cord)
Subphylum: Vertebrata (backbone)
Class: Aves (Birds)
Order: passeriformes
Family: 52 Corvidae (crows,jays,ravens,magpies,nutcrackers)
Genus: Cyanocitta
Species: stelleri

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