The Transvolcanic jay (Aphelocoma ultramarina) is a medium-large (~ g) passerine bird similar in size to most other jays, with a blue head, blue-gray mantle. Scientific Name: Aphelocoma ultramarina (Bonaparte, ). Common Name(s). English, –, Ultramarine Jay, Transvolcanic Jay. Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria. Justification of Red List category. This species has a very large range, and hence does.
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Mexican Jay (Aphelocoma ultramarina)
Both male and female coloration is similar. This is a common species with a wide range and the International Union for Conservation of Nature has rated its conservation status as being of ” least concern “. There’s a role for everyone! Similar to Eastern group but larger in most features. There are more than 12, regional checklists in Avibase, offered in 9 different taxonomies, including synonyms more than languages.
Your sightings No sightings Add to a lifelist: The iris is brown and legs are black. Philadelphia 4 pt2 p. However, they are primarily preyed upon by raptors especially at feeding stations or picnic areas.
Help us improve the site by taking our survey. This dependence wanes when they start gaining foraging skills of their own. MyAvibase utlramarina you to create and aphelocomq your own lifelists, and produce useful reports to help you plan your next birding excursion. Second and even third clutches have been observed although for the most part they were replacement clutches and were smaller than first clutches. Extant species of family Corvidae.
Southern and eastern ultramarkna in Jalisco deserve further study. Urraca Pechigris Spanish Mexico: There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages. In Mayaphe,ocoma American Ornithologists’ Union voted to split the Mexican jay into two species, one retaining the common name Mexican jay and one called the Transvolcanic jay.
Once she accepts, the male mounts the female for a brief copulation, one to five seconds. Some field guides misreport this color as yellow because the pale bill becomes yellow in museum study skins.
Geai des volcans ou G. Only apheloclma are able to see the bibliography. Mexican jays do not seem to follow Gloger’s rule either, as populations in arid habitat in southwestern Texas are very blue. Size variation among the groups does not always follow Bergmann’s rulewith more southerly populations in the Sierra Madre Oriental being larger than populations to the north.
Ultramarine Jay (Aphelocoma ultramarina) – BirdLife species factsheet
Ghiandaia messicana, Ghiandaia pettogrigio Japanese: Descriptive notes 28—32 cm; male c. Checklists There are more than 12, regional checklists in Avibase, offered in 9 different taxonomies, including synonyms more than languages.
Humans can also affect the lives of Mexican Jays. Now while the female is at the nest this first male will be the primary guarding male. Jays have died by eating corn kernels from a garden laced with fungicides, by finding pesticides in storage areas, and through collisions with motor apyelocoma. Helpers are offspring from previous years. He might also call to her with the Whisper song See Communication while spreading his wings. Mexican jay from Madera Canyon, Arizona, Aphelocoma wollweberi arizonae.
Aphelocoma ultramarina grey-breasted jay Also: Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Crypsirina Hooded treepie C. Perisoreus Grey jay P. Members of her group, but not other incubating females, feed the female on nest. Head, sides of neck and nape blue while back a brownish-grey.
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. However, in larger clutches there are often runts, which shows that one or two of the eggs hatched later than the rest.
Avibase checklists Search Avibase search Browse by families Contribute There are a few ways by which you can help aphelocoja development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages.
There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, such as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages. To register to myAvibase click here. Geai de Siebers, Geai des volcans ou G. To register to myAvibase click here. Its preferred habitat is montane pine – oak forest.