Range. - Mountain ranges from northern California to British Columbia.

These birds are very similar to canadensis but have the whole underparts white. Like the Canada Jays they appear to be wholly fearless and pay little or no attention to the presence of mankind. Their nesting habits and eggs are the same as the preceding except that they have generally been found nesting near the tops of tall fir trees. Size of eggs, 1.05 x .80.

485 Oregon Jay Perisoreus Obscurus Obscurus 966

485a. Gray Jay. Perisoreus Obscurus Griseus

Range. - British Columbia to northern California, east of the coast ranges. This bird is said to be larger and grayer than the preceding.