Corvid (Jay, Crow, & Raven) Photos © Bill Schmoker

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org

Gray Jay, Clear Creek County, Colorado, 7/07.

Gray Jay, Clear Creek County, Colorado, 7/06.

Gray Jay (Taiga subspecies- note dark cap and nape), St. Louis County, Minnesota, 10/04.

Gray Jay (Rocky Mountain subspecies- note pale nape), Mineral County, Colorado, 7/04.

Gray Jay waiting for its turn at the scope, Mineral County, Colorado, 7/04. (Photo by Chris Wood)

Sometimes it takes a small bribe to get a bird to pose. Gray Jay, Betty Bear Hut, Pitkin County, Colorado.

Whitey's Page. (Steller's Jay with acquired white plumage)

Steller's Jay, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 6/05.

Steller's Jay, Boulder County, Colorado, 9/04. My friend Stephanie Hanson suggested that it looks like the bird is jumping on a trampoline- I agree!

Steller's Jay, Jefferson County, Colorado, 2/04.

Steller's Jay, Allenspark, Boulder County, Colorado, 1/11/03.

Blue Jay, Weld County, Colorado, 7/06.

Blue Jay, Boulder County, Colorado, 11/05.

Blue Jay, Boulder County, Colorado, 11/05.

Blue Jay, Tawas Point, MI, 5/04.

Green Jay, Salineno, Texas, 3/05.

Green Jay, Laguna Atascosa NWR, Texas, 3/05.

Green Jay, Laguna Atascosa NWR, Texas, 3/05.

Green Jay, Laguna Atascosa NWR, Texas, 5/04.

Juvenile Brown Jay at the DeWind's feeders, Salineno, Texas, 3/05.

Adult Brown Jay at the DeWind's feeders, Salineno, Texas, 3/05.

Juvenile Brown Jay at the DeWind's feeders, Salineno, Texas, 3/05.

Western Scrub Jay, Dinosaur Ridge Hawk Watch, Morrison, Colorado, 3/05.

Western Scrub Jay, Dinosaur Ridge Hawk Watch, Morrison, Colorado.

Western Scrub Jay with a treat, Dinosaur Ridge Hawk Watch, Morrison, Colorado.

Mexican Jay, Cave Creek, Arizona, 7/03.

Juvenile Mexican Jay, Portal, Arizona, 7/03. (Note pink on bill.)

Pinyon Jay, Northern New Mexico, 11/03.

Pinyon Jay, Northern New Mexico, 11/03.

Clark's Nutcracker, Clear Creek County, Colorado, 7/07.

Clark's Nutcracker, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 6/05.

Clark's Nutcracker, Allenspark, Colorado, 1/11/03.

Black-billed Magpie, Jefferson County, Colorado, 2/07.

Black-billed Magpie, Boulder County, Colorado, 5/06.

Black-billed Magpie finishing off an elk, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 2/04.

Another shot of the Black-billed Magpie and elk carcass, Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado, 2/04.

American Crow photo gallery

Northwestern Crow, Westport, Washington, 9/05. Best told by voice & range.

Northwestern Crow, Westport, Washington, 9/05.

Fish Crow, Cape May, NJ, 5/06.

Fish Crow, Okrakoke Island, North Carolina, 6/04.

Fish Crow, Beaufort, North Carolina, 6/04.

Chihuahuan Raven, Boulder County, Colorado, 1/07. The winter of 06/07 produced an unusual amount of sightings for this species in Boulder County- a bit of an irruption, perhaps related to record snowfall in Colorado's SE plains. Click here for a bill analysis of this bird.

Chihuahuan Raven, Kiowa County, Colorado, 7/05.

Chihuahuan Raven bringing back the bacon (or road kill), San Ygnacio, Texas, 3/05.

Chihuahuan Raven, San Pedro River, Arizona, 7/03. Note the relatively short bill and long nasal bristles.

Common Raven photo gallery

All photographs copyrighted by the author. Publication-quality 300dpi versions and prints of many of the images contained in this web site are available- inquiries welcomed- email bill@schmoker.org

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