Brown Jay
Cyanocorax morio
The Brown Jay (Cyanocorax morio) is a fairly large and raucous jay of Mexico and Central America. On the north end of its range, it reaches extreme south Texas and on the south it reaches Panama. The shots here were taken in December, 2004, in southern Tamaulipas. Mexico. The adults display a black bill, the immatures a yellow bill and the sub-adults show bills somewhat in between. Various bill coloration is shown by these photos. These shots were digital photos with a Canon EOS 1D Mark II and 300 mm F/4 L IS lens.