Western scrub jay

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Aphelocoma californica
Male Aphelocoma californica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Aphelocoma californica in Seattle cropped.jpg

A Western scrub jay (Aphelocoma californica) is a type of jay bird in Western North America. They live in forests and look for food on the ground. They eat acorns, hairy caterpillars, beetles, wasps, corn, nuts, fruit, lizards, and other things.[1]

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  1. Fisher, Chris C. and Joseph Morlan. Birds of San Francisco and the Bay Area. Auburn: Lone Pine Publishing (1996). ISBN 1551050803