Blue Jay

Cyanocitta cristata - Geai bleu

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Corvidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cyanocitta

  • Species
    :

    cristata

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 34 à 43 cm.
  • Weight
    : 70 à 100 g
Longevity

18 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Blue Jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family.

Subspecific information 4 Subspecies

  • Cyanocitta cristata cristata (ec and se USA)
  • Cyanocitta cristata bromia (s Canada and c USA)
  • Cyanocitta cristata semplei (s Florida. se USA.)
  • Cyanocitta cristata cyanotephra (wc USA)

Foreign names

  • Geai bleu,
  • Chara azul,
  • Gaio-azul,
  • Blauhäher,
  • kék szajkó,
  • Blauwe Gaai,
  • Ghiandaia azzurra,
  • Blåskrika,
  • Blåskrike,
  • kapuciarka modrá,
  • sojka chocholatá,
  • Blå Skovskade,
  • sinitöyhtönärhi,
  • gaig nord-americà,
  • modrosójka błękitna,
  • zilais sīlis,
  • Голубая сойка,
  • アオカケス,
  • 冠蓝鸦,
  • 冠藍鴉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Boreal, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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