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Black-Throated Magpie-Jay

Calocitta colliei

This spectacular bird is native to Mexico from the Pacific Slopes east of Hermosillo, to Guadalajara and Colima. It is believed that the birds living in San Diego result from escaped captives from Tijuana that have established breeding territory along the border.

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