Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae (Crows, Jays)  
Genus: Cyanocorax (4 species, 17 worldwide)


Black-chested Jay
Black-chested Jay (Cyanocorax affinis affinis)
Minca, Magdalena, Colombia
  Moves in noisy groups.
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Side view.

Azure-naped Jay
Azure-naped Jay (Cyanocorax heilprini)
Mitu, Vaupes, Colombia  
   
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Violaceous Jay
Violaceous Jay (Cyanocorax violaceus violaceus)
Las Unamas Natural Reserve, San Martin, Meta, Colombia  
   
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Inca Jay
Inca Jay (Cyanocorax yncas yncas)
Podocarpus National Park, Zamora, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Split from the [Green Jay] further north. Inca Jays travel in small noisy groups making a number of very different sounds.


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