Florida Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens)

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Florida Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens), seen in the Ocala National Forest. There was a nesting pair, with

other Jays nearby. Nest was found with 4 eggs. Found while doing Scrub Jay count.

Florida, USA

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Several Scrub-Jays were encountered during my Scrub-Jay count in March of 2019, a nest was also found.

Many of the birds had leg bands on, but just as many did not.

It was a thrill to observe these birds for the first time.

 

Florida Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) 4579Florida Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) 4579Florida Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens), seen in the Ocala National Forest. There was a nesting pair, with other Jays nearby. Nest was found with 4 eggs.The bird was wearing red leg bands.
Florida USA

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Florida Scrub-Jay -nest (Aphelocoma coerulescens) 4662Florida Scrub-Jay -nest (Aphelocoma coerulescens) 4662Florida Scrub-Jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens), seen in the Ocala National Forest. USA - There was a nesting pair, with other Jays nearby. Nest was found with 4 eggs. Nest found while doing spring Scrub-Jay count.
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