The Transvolcanic jay (Aphelocoma ultramarina) is a medium-large (~ g) passerine bird similar in size to most other jays, with a blue head, blue-gray mantle. Scientific Name: Aphelocoma ultramarina (Bonaparte, ). Common Name(s). English, –, Ultramarine Jay, Transvolcanic Jay. Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria. Justification of Red List category. This species has a very large range, and hence does.
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Geai des volcans German: Corvus ultramarinus Bonaparte, Temascaltepec, Mexico. Subspecies and Distribution A. Descriptive notes 28—32 cm; male c.
Smallish jay, no crest, bluish above and dingy greyish white below, with relatively heavy, pointed bill Generally similar to those of A. Habitat Montane pine Pinus and pine-oak Quercus woodlands; oaks may be scarce in some Food and feeding Poorly known relative to A.
Often specializes on seeds aphelockma pine and oak; probably also consumes fruits, nectar Presumably similar to A. Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern.
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Fairly common throughout range. Race colimae at risk because its small range is undergoing extensive habitat clearance for Bibliography Only subscribers are able to see the bibliography.
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Ultramarine Jay Aphelocoma ultramarina. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive.