Pinyon Jay

Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus

Order

PASSERIFORMES

Family

Crows and Jays (Corvidae)

Code 4

PIJA

Code 6

GYMCYA

ITIS

HEAD

Pinyon Jay Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Chocolate brown in yearlings and adults.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Blue
  • Forehead Color: Blue
  • Nape Color: Blue
  • Throat Color: Blue, can have white stripes.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Pinyon Jay Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 27 cm (10.5 in)
  • Weight: 102 g (3.6 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Blue
  • Underparts: Blue-gray
  • Upperparts: Blue
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

  • Flight Pattern: Buoyant flight with steady wingbeats.
  • Wingspan Range: 38 cm (15 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Fan-shaped Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Solid
  • Upper Tail: Blue
  • Under Tail: Blue-gray
  • Leg Color: Black
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