Steller's jay Cyanocitta stelleri

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Because of its large size, blue coloration and crest the Steller's Jay is quite distinctive. Steller's Jay has darker underparts than the similarly crested Blue Jay. Other jays lack a crest and have different markings.

Length and wingspan from: Robbins, C.S., Bruun, B., Zim, H.S., (1966). Birds of North America. New York: Western Publishing Company, Inc.