Definition of Cyanocitta cristata
1. Noun. Common jay of eastern North America; bright blue with grey breast.
Group relationships: Cyanocitta, Genus Cyanocitta
Generic synonyms: New World Jay
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cyanocitta Cristata
Literary usage of Cyanocitta cristata
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1876)
"86-89; "Wooster, Wayne County, Ohio"), because the name cyanocitta cristata mutata applies to the Florida Blue Jay, cyanocitta cristata ..."
2. Check-list of North American Birds by American Ornithologists' Union (1910)
"cyanocitta cristata ;Li\\,Ki s). RANGE. — Eastern North America, from central Canada south to the Gulf coast. a. cyanocitta cristata cristata ..."
3. The Bird Book: Illustrating in Natural Colors More Than Seven Hundred North by Chester Albert Reed (1914)
"cyanocitta cristata Range. ... Size 1.10 x .80 Range.—Florida and the Gulf coast. Blue Juy 177a. FLORIDA BLUE JAY. cyanocitta cristata ..."
4. The Birds of Eastern North America Known to Occur East of the Nineteenth by Charles Barney Cory, Field Museum of Natural History (1899)
"A western species; stragglers have been recorded from Illinois and Montreal, Canada. GENUS CYANOCITTA. STRICK. 360 (477) cyanocitta cristata. ..."
5. Markland Or Nova Scotia: Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties by Robert Randall McLeod (1903)
"The crow is very destructive to our small birds. i Blue Jay (cyanocitta cristata). A large group of birds comprising many species, is the sub-family of jays ..."