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Flagstaff Ecosystem (click on the underlined links to explore)


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Jays & other Corvids

Stellar's Jay
Close cousin to the Blue Jay in the East

This year round visitor will always come in for peanuts in the shell. They hide them all year long and will retrieve them through the deep snow in winter.

Pinyon Jay

When this flock of blue arrives every fall, my feeders get emptied quickly as they carry all of the sunflower seeds away to cache for the winter.

See the Flock

Scrub Jay

Like his cousin the Stellar's Jay, this bird loves to cache raw peanuts in the shell. This one, at a friend's house, would actually take the nuts from my hand.


American Crow
note small bill
Common Raven
note large bill