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Gray Jay
Perisoreus canadensis (Linnaeus, 1766)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
  Perisoreus

Scientific:
  Perisoreus canadensis

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1766)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.12 p.158

Protonym:
  Corvus canadensis

Avibase ID:
  69A6E32F323B9088

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 179667

Geographic range:

  • Perisoreus canadensis canadensis: Canada (central Yukon) to n US
  • Perisoreus canadensis pacificus: N-central Alaska, n Yukon and nw Mackenzie
  • Perisoreus canadensis nigricapillus: E Canada (n Quebec to Newfoundland and Nova Scotia)
  • Perisoreus canadensis bicolor: SE British Columbia to e Washington, ne Oregon and w Montana
  • Perisoreus canadensis obscurus: Coastal nw US (Washington to nw California)
  • Perisoreus canadensis arcus: SW Canada (coastal mountains of British Columbia)
  • Perisoreus canadensis griseus: SW British Columbia and Vancouver I. to ne California
  • Perisoreus canadensis capitalis: Rocky Mountains (Idaho and Montana to New Mexico)
  • Perisoreus canadensis albescens: NE British Columbia to w South Dakota and nw Nebraska
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Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Gray Jay
Czech:
  sojka šedá
German:
  Meisenhäher
Danish:
  Grå Lavskrige
Spanish:
  Arrendajo Canadiense
Finnish:
  harmaakuukkeli
French:
  Mésangeai du Canada
Icelandic:
  Gray Jay
Italian:
  Ghiandaia grigia
Japanese:
  kanadakakesu
Japanese:
  カナダカケス
Dutch:
  Canadese Taigagaai
Norwegian:
  Gråskrike
Polish:
  sójka kanadyjska
Portuguese:
  Gray Jay
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Gray Jay
Russian:
  Канадская кукша
Slovak:
  škriekavec bieločelý
Swedish:
  grå lavskrika
Chinese:
  灰噪鸦


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Canada Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Mésangeai du Canada ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Mésangeai du Canada ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Gray Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Perisoreus canadensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Perisoreus canadensis [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Perisoreus canadensis [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Grey Jay ( Perisoreus canadensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Perisoreus canadensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Perisoreus canadensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: gaig canadenc
Czech: Sojka šedá
Danish: Canadisk Lavskrige, Grå / Canadisk Lavskrige, Grå Lavskrige
German: Meisenhäher, Meisen-Häher
English: Alaska Jay, Alberta Jay, Anticosti Jay, Camp Robber, Canada Jay, Canadian Carrion Bird, Gray Jay, Grease bird, Grey Jay, Idaho Jay, Labrador Jay, Meat bird, Moose-bird, Oregon Jay, Red Deer Jay, Rocky Mountain Jay, Venison Heron, Whiskey Jack, Whisky John, White-headed Jay
Spanish: Arrandejo Gris, Arrendajo Canadiense
Spanish (Spain): Arrendajo Canadiense
Estonian: ameerika laanenäär
Finnish: Harmaakuukkeli
French: Geai du Canada, Geai gris, Mésangeai du Canada
Hungarian: szürke szajkó
Italian: Ghiandaia grigia, Ghiandaia grigia canadese
Japanese: kanadakakesu
Japanese: カナダカケス
Latin: Perisoreus canadensis
Lithuanian: Kanadinis kėkštas
Latvian: Kanādas bēdrozis
Dutch: Canadese Gaai, Canadese Taigagaai
Norwegian: Gråskrike
Polish: sójka kanadyjska
Russian: канадская кукша, Серая кукша
Slovak: škriekavec bieločelý
Serbian: Siva američka kreja
Swedish: Grå lavskrika
Chinese: 灰噪鸦
Chinese (Traditional): 灰噪鴉

 

         

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