Mexican Jay

Aphelocoma wollweberi

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Crows and Jays (Corvidae)

Code 4

MEJA

Code 6

APHULT

ITIS

HEAD

Mexican Jay Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Brown at all ages.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Blue
  • Forehead Color: Blue
  • Nape Color: Blue
  • Throat Color: White
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Mexican Jay Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 28-33 cm (11-13 in)
  • Weight: 122 g (4.3 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Blue, Gray
  • Underparts: White with gray wash.
  • Upperparts: Gray-brown back with blue wings.
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: No Data

FLIGHT

Mexican Jay Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Slow steady buoyant wing beats. Glides between perches within trees, between trees and from trees to ground.
  • Wingspan Range: 38 cm (15 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Forked Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Blue
  • Under Tail: Blue-gray
  • Leg Color: Black
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