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Aphelocoma californica (California Scrub Jay) is a species of birds in the family Corvidae. They are native to The Nearctic. They are diurnal omnivores. They have parental care (female provides care and paternal care). They rely on gliding, saltation, and flight to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
  • Definition: Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of California Scrub-Jay. View this species on GBIF