The short version is that essentially all Scrub-Jays in Washington are California Scrub-Jay, whether west or east of the Cascades. There is one accepted record for Woodhouse's Scrub-Jay, from the far southeast corner of the state in 2002.
Matt Dufort Seattle
On Mon, Sep 25, 2017 at 15:48 Devon Comstock <devonc78...> wrote:
> So I was aware that AOU split Western scrub jay into two species, a > California and Woodhouse scrub jay, but their range map seems to leave > interior scrub jays in no man's land, so is any scrub jay in Washington or > Oregon a California scrub jay now? I personally have a hard time keeping up > with all this splitting and lumping. > > > http://www.audubon.org/news/here-are-biggest-changes-aou-checklist-north-american-birds > > Thanks > Devon Comstock > Wenatchee > > > On Sep 25, 2017 2:35 PM, "Hugh" <h2ouzel...> wrote: > >> Tom Munsch led an Eastside Audubon trip starting at the Three Friends >> Fishing Hole on the Green R. A little ways south of that park we saw 3 or 4 >> Western Scrub-Jays in the area, just across (west) from many storage >> buildings. >> >> Hugh Jennings >> h2ouzel AT comcast.net >> >> >> >> _______________________________________________ >> Tweeters mailing list >> <Tweeters...> >> http://mailman1.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/tweeters >> >> _______________________________________________ > Tweeters mailing list > <Tweeters...> > http://mailman1.u.washington.edu/mailman/listinfo/tweeters >