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Transvolcanic Jay
Transvolcanic Jay previously known as the Mexican Jay (Aphelocoma ultramarina arizonae) Seven subspecies have been described with only subspecies arizonae being mapped for Arizona. Photographed in Ash Canyon, Hereford, Arizona, USA. Huachuca Mountains in the Upper Sonoran Life Zone, Madrean Pine Oak habitat at ca. 1,585 m (5,200 ft) elevation.
Habitat
Huachuca Mountains in the Upper Sonoran Life Zone, Madrean Pine Oak habitat at ca. 1,585 m (5,200 ft) elevation.
Location
Ash Canyon, Hereford, Arizona, USA.
Date taken
May 2011
Scientific name
Aphelocoma ultramarina
Equipment used
Canon 7D with a Canon EF 300mm f4L IS USM lens with a 1.4x teleconverter, ISO 320, shutter speed 1/160 with flash, f/5.6.
Another stunning and very beautiful close-up image of a Jay Stanley. Brilliant !!! Thanks for sharing.
 
Such a beautiful bird, Stanley, and what a lovely portrait you have captured.
 
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Quite a beautiful Jay and quite a beautiful image of it as well. Nicely captured Stanley.
 
Great photo showing well the beautiful colours of bird's plumage.

Thank you for sharing,
Cristian
 
Just a little bit of difference from our scrub jays, this is sure pretty and a wonderful capture.

Vicki
 

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