Species: Steller's Jay (Cyanocitta stelleri)

Information About

Steller's Jay

Quick Facts

Cyanocitta stelleri


Viewing Scale

Chances of seeing Steller's Jay in Alaska

Steller's Jay in Detail.

Steller's jays are medium size birds commonly found in Alaska as well as the rest of North America. They are a dark royal blue with black crowns.

They aren't too skiddish around humans but aren't nearly as friendly as their cousins grey jays.

Habitat & Range

Steller's jay are found throughout much of Alaska, they prefer to roost in trees and are found around most woods.

While Steller's jays are found in Alaska year-round they migrate south during winter, and can not be found year-round in their norther summer habitat.


Pictures of Steller's Jay.