Florida Scrub-Jay Identification

The Four Keys to ID

  • Size & Shape

    A large and sturdy bird with a long tail and hefty legs. This uncrested jay has a big flat head and a heavy bill.

    Relative Size

    Larger than an Eastern Towhee, smaller than an American Crow.

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    Measurements
    • Both Sexes
      • Length: 9.1-11.0 in (23-28 cm)
      • Weight: 2.3-3.3 oz (66-92 g)
      • Wingspan: 13.0-14.2 in (33-36 cm)