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Cyanocitta cristata
Jay Jay, n. [F. geai, OF. gai, jaj, perh. fr. OHG. g[=a]hi. Cf. Gay.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of the numerous species of birds belonging to Garrulus, Cyanocitta, and allied genera. They are allied to the crows, but are smaller, more graceful in form, often handsomely colored, and usually have a crest. Note: The European jay (Garrulus glandarius) is a large and handsomely colored species, having the body pale reddish brown, lighter beneath; tail and wing quills blackish; the primary coverts barred with bright blue and black; throat, tail coverts, and a large spot on the wings, white. Called also jay pie, Jenny jay, and k[ae]. The common blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata.), and the related species, are brilliantly colored, and have a large erectile crest. The California jay (Aphelocoma Californica), the Florida jay (A. Floridana), and the green jay (Xanthoura luxuosa), of Texas and Mexico, are large, handsome, crested species. The Canada jay (Perisoreus Canadensis), and several allied species, are much plainer and have no crest. See Blue jay, and Whisky jack. Jay thrush (Zo["o]l.), any one several species of Asiatic singing birds, of the genera Garrulax, Grammatoptila, and related genera of the family Crateropodid[ae]; as, the white-throated jay thrush (G. albogularis), of India.
Cyanocitta or Cyanura cristata
Blue jay Blue" jay` (Zo["o]l.) The common jay of the United States (Cyanocitta, or Cyanura, cristata). The predominant color is bright blue.

Meaning of Cyanocitta from wikipedia

- Cyanocitta is a genus of birds in the family Corvidae, a family which contains the crows, jays and magpies. Established by Hugh Edwin Strickland in 1845...
- The blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata) is a p****erine bird in the family Corvidae, native to eastern North America. It lives in most of the eastern and central...
- Steller's jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) is a bird native to western North America, closely related to the blue jay found in the rest of the continent, but...
- campers and picnickers: Canada jay (Perisoreus canadensis) Steller's jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) Clark's nutcracker (Nucifraga columbiana) Black-billed magpie...
- White-throated magpie-jay, Calocitta formosa Genus Cyanocitta Blue jay, Cyanocitta cristata Steller's jay, Cyanocitta stelleri Genus Cyanocorax Black-chested jay...
- Pinyon jay, Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus Cyanocitta Strickland, 1845 Steller's jay, Cyanocitta stelleri Blue jay, Cyanocitta cristata Calocitta G.R. Gray, 1841...
- Clockwise from top right: Palestine sunbird (Cinnyris osea), blue jay (Cyanocitta cristata), house sparrow (P****er domesticus), great tit (Parus major)...
- Black-throated magpie-jay (C. colliei) White-throated Magpie-jay (C. formosa) Cyanocitta Blue jay (C. cristata) Steller's jay (C. stelleri) Cyanocorax Black-chested...
- (Poecile rufescens) Spotted towhee (Pipilo maculatus) Steller's jay (Cyanocitta stelleri) Dark-e**** junco (Junco hyemalis) Bald eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus)...
- Black-throated magpie-jay (C. colliei) White-throated Magpie-jay (C. formosa) Cyanocitta Blue jay (C. cristata) Steller's jay (C. stelleri) Cyanocorax Black-chested...
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