Merlin

Mexican Jay Identification

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Adult Description

  • Large songbird.
  • Blue head, wings, and tail.
  • Grayish blue back.
  • Dingy white underparts.
  • Long tail.

Immature Description

Juvenile all dull gray, with pale bill. Immature similar to adult, but may retain pale patches at base of bill and gape for several years.
Relative Size

Relative Sizebetween robin and crowbetween robin and crow
Measurements
  • Both Sexes
    • Length: 11.4 in (29 cm)
    • Weight: 4.2-4.8 oz (120-135 g)