[Tweeters] PHOTOS: hybrid Steller's x Western Scrub Jay

Dawn Bailey dawnsdog at rainierconnect.com
Fri Dec 31 19:41:38 PST 2004


Ok Tweets, another question:

how do you tell what the hybrid cross is?

my thoughts would be location of birds, color of both parents on offspring? 
any more clues?

Let me qualify my question and say I would not begin to doubt this jay 
cross, very cool looking bird.

And in the summer and winter at my feeders I have lots of Evening Grosbeaks 
that come in.  I had 4 marked like females at my feeder that were different 
hues then the general population.  Got so I could pick them out of the flock 
pretty quickly.  Could these birds have been a hybrid?

thanks again in advance!

And Happy New Year!

Dawn Bailey
Eatonville, WA
mailto:dawnsdog at rainierconnect.com

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Subject: [Tweeters] PHOTOS: hybrid Steller's x Western Scrub Jay


> Dan finally finished his roll of film and brought me these
> from the bird that was visiting his feeder in October.
>
> http://home.pacifier.com/~neawanna/temp/STxWSJA20041020.html
>
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> Mike Patterson
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