Steller's Jay

Cyanocitta stelleri

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Crows and Jays (Corvidae)

Code 4

STJA

Code 6

CYASTE

ITIS

HEAD

Steller's Jay Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain, Crested or plumed, Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Black with blue stripes.
  • Forehead Color: Black, some have blue or white stripes.
  • Nape Color: Gray-black
  • Throat Color: Gray-black
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Steller's Jay Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 29 cm (11.5 in)
  • Weight: 128 g (4.5 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Blue, Gray
  • Underparts: Blue-gray
  • Upperparts: Blue
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Steller's Jay Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Direct flight with buoyant steady wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 43 cm (17 in)
  • Wing Shape: Broad-Wings, Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Blue with fine black bars.
  • Under Tail: Gray
  • Leg Color: Black
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