SCRUB (OR CALIFORNIA) JAY

Jerry P. Clark Fig.1. Scrub (or California) Jay (Aphelocoma coerulescens)
Primary State Biologist
California Department of Food and Agriculture
Sacramento, CA 924271-0001.

Scott E. Hygnstrom
Extension Wildlife Damage Specialist
Department of Forestry, Fisheries and Wildlife
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE 68583-0819

Fig. 1. Scrub (or California) jay, Aphelocoma coerulescens

Damage Prevention and Control Methods

Exclusion

Netting may help to keep birds away from fruit trees and vines.

Frightening

Propane cannons, Av-Alarms®, and shooting are used to frighten and disperse birds.

Repellents and Toxicants

None are registered.

Trapping

Rat snap traps.

Shooting

Offensive jays can be eliminated by shooting.

Editors

Scott E. Hygnstrom; Robert M. Timm; Gary E. Larson

Prevention and Control of Wildlife Damage Logo 1994

PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF WILDLIFE DAMAGE — 1994

Cooperative Extension Division Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Nebraska -Lincoln

United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service Animal Damage Control

Great Plains Agricultural Council Wildlife Committee

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