California Scrub Jay

Aphelocoma californica - Geai buissonnier

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Corvidés

  • Genus
    :

    Aphelocoma

  • Species
    :

    californica

Descriptor

Vigors, 1839

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

15 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Geai buissonnier
adult plum. breeding

California Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma californica) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family.

Subspecific information 7 subspecies

  • Aphelocoma californica californica (coastal range of c California. w USA.)
  • Aphelocoma californica immanis (sw Washington and w Oregon. nw USA.)
  • Aphelocoma californica caurina (sw Oregon to c California. w USA.)
  • Aphelocoma californica oocleptica (sc Oregon to interior sc California and w Nevada. w USA.)
  • Aphelocoma californica cana (Joshua Tree National Park in se California. sw USA.)
  • Aphelocoma californica obscura (sw California. sw USA. and n Baja California (nw Mexico))
  • Aphelocoma californica hypoleuca (c and s Baja California. nw Mexico.)

Foreign names

  • Geai buissonnier,
  • Chara californiana,
  • gaio-da-califórnia,
  • Kalifornienhäher,
  • bozótszajkó,
  • Westelijke Struikgaai,
  • Ghiandaia occidentale,
  • västlig snårskrika,
  • Krattskrike,
  • kapuciarka dubová,
  • sojka západní,
  • Kratskade,
  • kalifornianpensasnärhi,
  • gaig de bardissa de Califòrnia,
  • modrowronka kalifornijska,
  • krūmu sīlis,
  • Западная кустарниковая сойка,
  • カリフォルニアカケス,
  • 西丛鸦,
  • 西方灌叢鴉,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Geai buissonnier
adult

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Mediterranean-type Shrubby Vegetation ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Rural Gardens

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Geai buissonnier
published: - Updated: 07-11-2012
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