Latest Jay Stories

2012-02-22 20:44:10

A team of researchers has found a key to the habitat puzzle for improving long-term survival of the endangered Florida Scrub-Jay. New research published online today in The Royal Society's journal Biology Letters shows that "clustered habitat networks" are needed to maintain the genetic diversity of Florida Scrub-Jays, a species at risk of extinction with just more than 5,000 birds left in the world. The new research reveals, for the first time, a direct connection between genetic...

Researchers Evaluate Conservation Of Island Scrub-jay
2011-12-27 09:26:00

The island scrub-jay is the only island endemic passerine species in the continental United States. Although it is not classified as endangered, the species faces a number of threats to its long-term survival, and climate change is expected to exacerbate those challenges. A new study discusses the conservation management of the island scrub-jay, and highlights how management of this species may set the stage for management planning of many species in a changing world. "The island scrub-jay...

2011-09-07 07:00:00

Leading Auction Site Partners With Legendary On-Screen Comedy Duo to Sponsor New Weekly âœGadget Reviewâ Segment New York, New York (PRWEB) September 07, 2011 Beezid.com, a top-rated penny auction website that offers a thrilling twist to online auction shopping, announced today their partnership with legendary on-screen comedy duo Jay and Silent Bob for their live SModcast, âœJay and Silent Bob Get Old.â Beezid...

2010-02-22 12:12:00

------------------------------------------------------------------------- - Canada Post has ordered five Azure Balance(TM) Hybrid Electric vehicles as part of its stated goal to replace aged vehicles over the next five years with more efficient vehicles. - The five Azure vehicles will be placed into service at Canada Post facilities in Vancouver, Winnipeg, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal. - The Azure vehicles in the Canada Post fleet offer up to...

2009-10-08 05:00:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- After being hailed as "the greatest new rapper since Jay-Z" (GQ, June 2009), Wale will be featured on hip-hop giant Jay-Z's new tour North American College Arena Tour. The tour will make 24 stops at a mix of college campus arenas and traditional venues across North America kicking off at Penn State University on October 9th. To coincide with that exposure, Attention Deficit (Allido/Interscope), the much-anticipated debut album from...

2009-09-06 10:24:12

Former U.S. late night TV host Jay Leno says he is not worrying about whether his upcoming prime time series The Jay Leno Show will succeed or not. Before a recent performance at Boston's Cutler Majestic Theatre, the former Tonight Show host described his approach to the television industry in regard to his new NBC series that is set to premiere Sept. 14, The Boston Globe reported Sunday. I don't really worry about failing,'' Leno told the newspaper. You just do the best you can do. If it's...

2009-08-03 11:53:18

A Virginia man says he is fighting a jaywalking ticket he was issued while helping a family of Canada geese cross a busy street. Jozsef Vamosi, 60, of Fairfax said he was given the ticket June 18 at about 9:30 a.m. when he pulled over on the Fairfax County Parkway to protect the geese attempting to cross the busy road, The Washington Post reported Monday. Vamosi said the geese had just finished their trek across the street when a police officer arrived. He jumped out the car, yelling at me,...

2009-04-02 18:13:02

The Denver Broncos have traded unhappy quarterback Jay Cutler to the Chicago Bears for starting quarterback Kyle Orton and two first-round draft picks. Cutler, 25, wanted out of Denver when he learned last month that the Broncos had tried to trade him before he was told that new coach Josh McDaniels wanted to acquire Matt Cassell from New England. McDaniels was a Patriots' assistant last season. Cutler passed for 25 touchdowns and 4,526 yards last season but his 18 interceptions resulted in...

Latest Jay Reference Libraries

2007-10-26 12:30:07

The Pinyon Jay (Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus), occurs in western North America from central Oregon to northern Baja California and east as far as western Oklahoma though it wanders further afield out of the breeding season. It lives in foothills where the pinyon pines (Pinus edulis and Pinus monophylla) occur. It was first collected and described along the Maria River in northern Montana in 1833. The Pinyon Jay is between the North American Blue Jay and the Eurasian Jay in size. Its overall...

2006-02-24 10:07:02

Image Credit: Thinkstock.com Magpies are medium to large passerine birds of the crow family, Corvidae. These colorful and noisy birds are closely allied to the jays and treepies. The names 'jay', 'treepie' and 'magpie' are to a certain extent interchangeable, and do not reflect any genuine genetic difference between the groups. Research has recently cast doubt on the taxonomy of the Pica magpies, since it appears that P. hudsonia and P. nuttalli may not be different species, whereas the...

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