Status and distribution of the Florida scrub jay by Jeffrey A. Cox

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Published by Florida Ornithological Society in Gainesville, Fla. (1701 N.W. 24th St., Gainesville 32605) .

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  • Birds -- Florida -- Geographical distribution.

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Bibliography: p. 104-109.

Book details

Statementby Jeffrey A. Cox ; John William Hardy, editor ; G.E. Woolfenden and H.W. Kale II, special assistant editors for this volume.
SeriesSpecial publication / Florida Ornithological Society ;, no. 3 (1987), Special publication (Florida Ornithological Society)
ContributionsHardy, John William., Woolfenden, Glen Everett, 1930-, Kale, H. W.
LC ClassificationsQL696.P2367 C69 1987
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 110 p. :
Number of Pages110
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2453122M
LC Control Number87154235

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From the Summary 'Florida Scrub Jays were once locally distributed in oak scrub throughout the Status and distribution of the Florida scrub jay book peninsula. As the scrub has been cleared--primarily for housing and citrus groves--Scrub Jays have disappeared from many parts of the state and have suffered serious decreases in numbers in many other areas.

Florida Scrub Jays have been completely extirpated from Broward. The Florida Scrub-Jay was classified as a Threatened species by the state inand by the federal government inbut these designations have failed to halt the population decline.

ByFlorida Scrub-jay populations had declined an estimated 90%, to ab individuals. Status and Distribution of the Florida Scrub Jay. FOS Special Publication No.

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Formerly grouped with Florida and island scrub-jays and considered one species, the scrub-jay. Similar Species Both the Steller’s jay and the blue jay. The island scrub-jay (Aphelocoma insularis) also island jay or Santa Cruz jay is a bird in the genus, Aphelocoma, which is endemic to Santa Cruz Island off the coast of Southern the over breeding bird species in the continental U.S.

and Canada, it is the only insular endemic landbird species. The island scrub-jay (ISSJ) is closely related to the California scrub Class: Aves.

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as the Florida Scrub-Jay, Mangrove Cuckoo, and Snail Kite. In addition, Florida’s birdlife changes with the cycle of the seasons. A constant turnover of breeding, wintering and migratory species provides new birding experiences throughout the year.

To help you keep track of the spectacular range of birdlife theFile Size: 1MB. The adult San Blas jay is between 27 and 35 cm (11 and 14 in) long and weighs between 92 and g (3 and 4 oz).

The sexes are similar; the adult has back, rump, wings and tail blue and the remaining plumage black. There is a small crest on the front of the head, the bill is black, the irises are white and the legs are : Aves.

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Loftin, Glen E. Woolfenden, and Janet A. Woolfenden. Florida Ornithological Society, Special Publication. Florida Scrub Symposium Proceedings of the Orlando, Florida JuneArtabras Book, Distributed by Harrison House.

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Jeffrey Wells has distilled vast amounts of essential information into a single easy-to-use volume-required reading for anyone who loves birds and Cited by: Geographic Range. Western scrub-jays (Aphelocoma californica) can be found in western portions of North inhabit regions from central Texas, to the West Coast of the United States.

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?st=UF&ix=pm&I=0&V=D&pm=1. Quercus virginiana, also known as the Southern live oak, is an evergreen oak tree endemic to the Southeastern United States. Though many other species are loosely called live oak, the Southern live oak is particularly iconic of the Old very large and old specimens of live oak can be found today in the Deep South region of the United : Tracheophytes.

The short-leaved rosemary inhabits sand pine scrub vegetation, generally dominated by evergreen scrub oaks and other shrubs, with scattered sand pine and open areas with herbs and smaller shrubs. This vegetation type supports many endemic species including 13 species that are Federally listed as endangered or threatened.

Distribution. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announces a 5- year review of the Florida scrub-jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens) under section 4(c)(2) of the Endangered Species Act ofas amended (Act).

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A few years ago, the former "Scrub Jay" was split into three species, the presently-discussed Western Scrub-Jay, the Florida Scrub-Jay, and the Island Scrub-Jay of Santa Cruz Island off the coast of southern California. Really, though, there are several additional distinctive populations and more splits are possible in the future.

Florida Scrub Jay, photo by Anna Fasoli Scrub jays are notable among New World jays for their diversity too, as for years the species was thought to range widely across the western past of the continent except for two outlying populations in Florida and on Santa Cruz Island in California.

The intriguing Common Raven has accompanied people around the Northern Hemisphere for centuries, following their wagons, sleds, sleighs, and hunting parties in hopes of a quick meal.

Ravens are among the smartest of all birds, gaining a reputation for solving ever more complicated problems invented by ever more creative scientists. These big, sooty birds thrive. The Florida scrub-jay and rosemary scrub plants form metapopulations, with landscape spatial structure and habitat fragmentation likely affecting their persistence.

Many endemic plants, birds, reptiles, and invertebrates are specialized for xeric Florida habitats, but their distributions are often discontinuous, idiosyncratic, or poorly known. One possibility would be to list threatened spiders associated with Florida scrub habitats (e.g., Geolycosa xera) together with vertebrate species such as the threatened Florida scrub jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens coerulescens).

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The Santa Cruz or Island Scrub Jay (Aphelocoma insularis) found only on Santa Cruz Island is a closely related species. The Western, Santa Cruz, and Florida Scrub Jay were once considered sub-species of Scrub Jay. The Western Scrub Jay is nonmigratory. This species is cm ( in) long including its long tail, and weighs about 80 g.

scrub-jays (A. californica, the "Western Scrub-Jay") and the endemic jay of Santa Cruz Island (A. insularis, the "Island Scrub-Jay") to full species rank, restricting the name Aphelocoraa coerulescens to the isolated Florida Scrub-Jay.

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Blue Jay Distribution. Blue jay inhabits all throughout eastern and central USA south to Florida, southern Canada, and northeastern Texas. Recently the blue jay’s range got extended to northwestwards and is seldom found flying in the southern Canadian Pacific Coast and northern US ranging from Midwest to the eastern coastal regions.

Corvidae is a cosmopolitan family of oscine passerine birds that contains the crows, ravens, rooks, jackdaws, jays, magpies, treepies, choughs, and nutcrackers.

In common English, they are known as the crow family, or, more technically, species are described. The genus Corvus, including the jackdaws, crows, rooks, and ravens, makes up over a third of the Class: Aves. A federal grant for Florida was used in part to acquire acres protecting the Florida scrub jay as well as Florida panther habitats The table shows the amounts Florida received in Habitat Conservation Program Planning Assistance grants and.

Goals / Objectives The objectives of this work are to provide needed information to assist in making management decisions for the threatened Florida scrub-jay on the Ocala National Forest, Florida.

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The Florida Scrub Jay Aphelocoma coerulescens is one of the species of scrub jay native to North America. It is the only species of bird endemic to the U.S. state of Florida and one of only 15 species endemic to the continental United States.

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