[Tweeters] life span of a Steller Jay

Adam Sedgley sedge.thrasher at gmail.com
Fri May 16 10:12:07 PDT 2014


The "All About Birds" website from Cornell does a good job of including the
oldest known individual for each species (I assume it's from banding data).
In the case of the Steller's Jay, it's 16 years and one month.

http://www.allaboutbirds.org/guide/stellers_jay/lifehistory (scroll down to
the bottom)

Adam

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Adam Sedgley
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On Fri, May 16, 2014 at 7:09 AM, Hal Michael <ucd880 at comcast.net> wrote:


> The Bird Banding Laboratory might have a list of the oldest recorded bird

> for each species. I know some of them amazed me like Mallards over 20

> years.

>

> Hal Michael

> Olympia WA

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> Does anyone seem to know how long a Steller Jay may live. I have one

> that I'm sure is at least 10 years old - comes only in the summer for

> years, and has distinct look and sound.

>

> Thank you.

> Cromaat

> Seattle, WA

>

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