Steller's Jay

Cyanocitta stelleri - Geai de Steller

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Corvidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cyanocitta

  • Species
    :

    stelleri

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1788

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 34 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 43 cm.
  • Weight
    : 100 à 140 g
Longevity

16 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Geai de Steller
adult plum. breeding
Geai de Steller
adult

Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family.

Subspecific information 13 subspecies

  • Cyanocitta stelleri stelleri (s Alaska and coastal w Canada to nw Oregon. nw USA.)
  • Cyanocitta stelleri carlottae (Queen Charlotte Is.. off w Canada.)
  • Cyanocitta stelleri frontalis (c Oregon, e California to wc Nevada. w USA.)
  • Cyanocitta stelleri carbonacea (coastal wc California. w USA.)
  • Cyanocitta stelleri annectens (c British Colombia to se Alberta. sw Canada. s to ne Oregon and nw Wyoming (nw USA))
  • Cyanocitta stelleri macrolopha (e Nevada to sw South Dakota. wc USA. s to n Mexico)
  • Cyanocitta stelleri diademata (nw Mexico)
  • Cyanocitta stelleri phillipsi (mainly San Luis Potosí. c Mexico.)
  • Cyanocitta stelleri azteca (sc Mexico)
  • Cyanocitta stelleri coronata (sw, ec and s Mexico and w Guatemala)
  • Cyanocitta stelleri purpurea (Michoacán. sw Mexico.)
  • Cyanocitta stelleri restricta (Oaxaca. s Mexico.)
  • Cyanocitta stelleri suavis (Nicaragua and Honduras)

Foreign names

  • Geai de Steller,
  • Chara de Steller,
  • gaio-de-mitra,
  • Diademhäher,
  • bóbitás szajkó,
  • Stellers Gaai,
  • Ghiandaia di Steller,
  • stellerskrika,
  • Furuskrike,
  • kapuciarka diadémová,
  • sojka Stellerova,
  • Fyrreskade,
  • samettinärhi,
  • gaig de Steller,
  • modrosójka czarnogłowa,
  • Stellera sīlis,
  • Стеллерова черноголовая голубая сойка,
  • ステラーカケス,
  • 暗冠蓝鸦,
  • 暗冠藍鴉,

Voice song and cries

Geai de Steller
adult

Habitat

Geai de Steller
adult

Forest : Boreal, Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; 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

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published: - Updated: 04-02-2022
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