scrub jay
noun Date: 1923 either of two crestless jays (Aphelocoma californica of the western United States and Mexico and A. coerulescens of Florida) typically of scrub or chaparral that have a blue head, tail, and wings and a brownish back

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  • scrub jay — a crestless jay, Aphelocoma coerulescens, of the western and southern U.S. and Mexico, having blue and grayish plumage. [1935 40, Amer.] * * * scrub jay, = Florida jay. (Cf. ↑Florida jay) * * * n. a jay with blue and gray plumage and no crest,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scrub jay — a crestless jay, Aphelocoma coerulescens, of the western and southern U.S. and Mexico, having blue and grayish plumage. [1935 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • Florida Scrub Jay — Conservation status Vulnerable ( …   Wikipedia

  • Western Scrub-jay — NOTOC Taxobox name = Western Scrub Jay status = LC status system= iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=51095|title=Aphelocoma californica|downloaded=12 May 2006 Database entry includes justification for why …   Wikipedia

  • Island Scrub-jay — Taxobox name = Island Scrub Jay image width = 250px status = NT status system = iucn3.1 status ref = [IUCN2006|assessors=BirdLife International|year=2004|id=40319|title=Aphelocoma insularis|downloaded=11 May 2006 Database entry includes a brief… …   Wikipedia

  • Western Scrub-jay — Geai buissonnier Aphelocoma californica …   Wikipédia en Français

  • western scrub-jay — kaliforninis krūmyninis kėkštas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Aphelocoma californica angl. western scrub jay vok. Kalifornienhäher, m pranc. geai buissonnier, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – krūmyniniai kėkštai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Florida scrub-jay — floridinis krūmyninis kėkštas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Aphelocoma coerulescens angl. Florida scrub jay vok. Floridahäher, m rus. голубая кустарниковая сойка, f pranc. geai à gorge blanche, m ryšiai: platesnis… …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • island scrub-jay — santakruzinis krūmyninis kėkštas statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Aphelocoma insularis angl. island scrub jay vok. Inselhäher, m pranc. geai de Santa Cruz, m ryšiai: platesnis terminas – krūmyniniai kėkštai …   Paukščių pavadinimų žodynas

  • Jay — /jay/, n. 1. John, 1745 1829, U.S. statesman and jurist: first Chief Justice of the U.S. 1789 95. 2. a male given name. * * * I Any of 35–40 bird species (family Corvidae) that inhabit woodlands and are known for their bold, raucous manner. Most… …   Universalium

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