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Have You Seen This Bird by tyndale

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									   Have You Seen This Bird?
    Call XXX-XXX-XXXX




In the wake of the 2004 hurricanes, organized searches are being made to find the
local populations of threatened Florida scrub jay in Palm Beach and Martin
counties. Your help would be greatly appreciated in locating these birds.

Description - Identification Tips:

      Length: 11 inches
      Black sturdy bill
      Grayish “eyebrow” and dark eyeline
      Blue head, rump, wings and tail
      Gray-brown back
      Grayish white throat with diffuse streaking and dark lower border
      Gray-brown underparts
      Dark legs, may be banded as in photo above, colors band combinations are
       unique to each bird

Similar species:

The only other large, long-tailed, blue bird within the range of the Florida Scrub-
Jay is the Blue Jay. The Blue Jay has a crest and white patches in the wings and
tail.

Leg Band Identification:

If it is possible to record the leg band colors without disturbing the bird, it will be
very helpful. Please record colors from top to bottom on both the right and left
legs.

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