This bird has been reportedly found in the following regions:
Coto De Caza, California
Fair Oaks, California
Klamath River, California
Long Beach, California
Mission Viejo, California
Gold Hill, Oregon
|Positive ||the1pony ||On Aug 9, 2009, the1pony from (Pony) Lakewood, WA
(Zone 8a) wrote:
These guys are very fast and fairly timid around here- I've heard from folks in other areas that they will take food from a person's hand, but the ones around our house don't go for it. But they are gorgeous birds and a treat to watch.
|Positive ||Kelli ||On Apr 20, 2010, Kelli from L.A. (Canoga Park), CA
(Zone 10a) wrote:
These are one of the more colorful birds we have around here and I have not had a problem with them.
|Positive ||TVBennett ||On Jun 23, 2011, TVBennett from Enumclaw, WA wrote:
Great entertainer, diving the neighbors cat at every chance. One pair came into town about 10 years ago. Frist seen them over by the hospital. Now there are a lot of them. The Steller Jay leave when these guy come in to an area. I had one in my back yard about four years ago that had a miss shaped beak, he was having a very hard time eating. This year a pair is nesting on the block in some big shrubs.
|Neutral ||HeidiKHandmade ||On Mar 10, 2013, HeidiKHandmade from Vancouver, WA wrote:
Nice plumage, but often a nuisance. They steal from squirrels, hide things in the garden and roof shingles, scatter seed from feeders, and yes, take baby birds from nests to kill them. Also locally called "picnic robbers" for obvious reason.
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