Cyanocitta cristata

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Synonyms for Cyanocitta cristata

common jay of eastern North America

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Risk aversion in the foraging blue jay, Cyanocitta cristata.
ossifragus Wilson, fish crow SW R Cyanocitta cristata (Linnaeus), I A blue jay Pica hudsonia (Linnaeus), black- I R billed magpie Family Alaudidae (larks) Eremophila alpestris (Linnaeus), I C horned lark Family Hirundinidae (swallows) Hirundo rustica Linnaeus, barn I A swallow Petrochelidon pyrrhonota I R Vieillot, cliff swallow Progne subis (Linnaeus), purple I C martin Riparia riparia (Linnaeus), bank I O swallow Stelgidopteryx serripennis I O (Audubon), northern rough-winged swallow Tachycineta bicolor (Vieillot), I O tree swallow Family Paridae (titmice) Baeolophus bicolor Linnaeus, I C tufted titmouse Poecile atricapilla Linnaeus, N C black-capped chickadee P.
McCoy (2012) measured museum specimens collected in Connecticut before and after the onset of rapidly warming temperatures (defined in that paper as 1955), and found significant reductions in wing length (a proxy for body size) over time in three species (Purple Finch Haemorhous purpurais, Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata, and Common Grackle Quiscalus quiscula).
2 days (SE) Chaetura vauxi (f) ~14--28 days Charadrius alexandrinus [greater than or equal to] 1-2 months nivosus (g) Chiroxiphia caudata (h) 25% lost <20 days, 55% retained >21 days Chiroxiphia caudata (h) 50% lost <6 days Cyanocitta cristata (e) [greater than or equal to] 20 [+ or -] 0.
olivaceus Blue Jay Cyanocitta cristata Red-breasted Nuthatch Sitta canadensis Brown Creeper Certhia americana Golden-crowned Kinglet Regulus satrapa Ruby-crowned Kinglet R.