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    Florida Scrub-Jay

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    Florida Scrub-Jay

    Aphelocoma coerulescens
    • ORDER: Passeriformes
    • FAMILY: Corvidae
    Basic Description

    A bold and curious bird, the Florida Scrub-Jay can become hand-tame in areas where it comes in contact with people. Unfortunately, it is restricted to the rare oak scrub community of Florida, a habitat under constant threat of development, and is classified as Threatened under the Endangered Species Act.

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    Other Names
    • Chara Floridana (Spanish)
    • Geai à gorge blanche (French)
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