rather large body; brown and buffy plumage (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

Brown Jay
Cyanocorax morio

Native Range: Middle America

Notes: unlike most jays that have at least some blue coloration in their plumage, this jay is plain brown and creamy-white.

brown upperparts, head, and breast; creamy belly (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

adult has a strong blackish bill (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

juvenile, as told by yellow on the bill (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

juvenile posing (Mexico; 2011-03-16)

juvenile; like adult except for the yellowish bill (Mexico; 2011-03-16)