This Woodhouse Scrub-Jay posed for a photo.
Before 2016 all Scrub Jays were grouped into Western Scrub Jays. In 2016 they were split into Woodhouse's Scrub Jays and California Scrub Jays. New Mexico is one of the states dominated by the Woodhouse variety.
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