Mexican Jay
Aphelocoma ultramarina

credit:  Alan Vernon/CCSA

ADULT ssp. arizonae has pale gray back, mostly pale blue head, wings, and tail, and pale gray underparts. Bill and legs are dark. Adult ssp. couchii is much darker overall, particularly on upperparts. JUVENILE Dark gray overall, with a hint of blue on head. Bill is yellow in ssp. arizonae, dark in ssp. couchii.

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