Definition of Rocky mountain jay
1. Noun. A Canada jay with a white head; widely distributed from Montana to Arizona.
Generic synonyms: Camp Robber, Canada Jay, Gray Jay, Grey Jay, Perisoreus Canadensis, Whisker Jack
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Literary usage of Rocky mountain jay
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1. Handbook of Birds of the Western United States: Including the Great Plains by Florence Merriam Bailey (1902)
"rocky mountain jay. Adults. — Top of head white shading ... The Rocky Mountain jay, like the other species of the ..."
2. The Rocky Mountain Wonderland by Enos Abijah Mills (1915)
"The "camp-bird," the Rocky Mountain jay, is a resident. Here in spring the white-crowned sparrow sings and sings. During early summer the solitaire, ..."
3. Nests and Eggs of North American Birds by Oliver Davie (1889)
"rocky mountain jay. Hab. Rocky Mountains, south to Arizona and New Mexico. This bird is called the White-headed Jay or Rocky Mountain Whisky Jack—a race of ..."
4. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1894)
"Common at 6000, scarce at 7000, and never ascends over 8000 feet. 38. Perisoreus canadensis capitalis. rocky mountain jay. ..."
5. Color Key to North American Birds: With Bibliographical Appendix by Frank Michler Chapman, Chester Albert Reed (1912)
"rocky mountain jay (P. ,. capitalis). Similar to No. 484, but head white, black of hindhead grayer and not reaching to eye. Range. ..."
6. Color Key to North American Birds: With Bibliographical Appendix by Frank Michler Chapman, Chester Albert Reed (1912)
"rocky mountain jay (P. c. capitalis). Similar to No. 484, but head white, black of hindhead grayer and not reaching to eye. Range. ..."