adult; no sexual dimorphism (California, USA; 2008-02-18)

Island Scrub Jay
Aphelocoma insularis

Native Range: North America

Notes: a close relative of the Western Scrub Jay, endemic to Santa Cruz Island off the southern California coast.

dorsal view; gray back, blue elsewhere (California, USA; 2008-02-18)

slighty larger than Western Scrub Jay (California, USA; 2008-02-18)

dressed up in bracelets (bands) for picture (California, USA; 2008-02-18)