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Green Jay

Cyanocorax yncas

Like all members of the Corvid clan, Green Jays are resourceful. They use tools when they need them and they imitate the sounds of predators to scare other birds from food sources they’re interested in.

Green Jays are non-migratory and live on the coastal planes from northern Central America and north to southern Texas. Most of their population is on the east coast of Meso-America, but there is also a population living on the Pacific slopes of southern Mexico.

And just look at them! How can you not love a bird dressed as these are? They are perhaps the most iconic bird in southern Texas. If dazzling colors weren’t enough, those Groucho Marx eyebrows should bring on our smiles.

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