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I agree with @urban snipe Gray Jay, aka camp robber Jay. Saw my very 1st one in Wyo also, just the other day (about 40 some-odd years ago!) :classic_rolleyes:

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10 minutes ago, The Bird Nuts said:

The AOS changed the name to Canada Jay last year.

Ahhh, didn't know that. Thanks for the update.

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I recall hearing about a campain to change the name and to make it Canada's national bird.  There's dissatisfaction with the loon on the coins; loons leave in the winter but the jays are there year round.

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Yep, I believe the name change was to make it a more desirable choice as national bird, since we don't currently have one. Be ready when the AOS splits them in a few years though, this one's name might be Rocky Mountain (the subspecies of Canada Jay) Jay.

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