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.
   

Side view.

Azure-naped Jay
Azure-naped Jay (Cyanocorax heilprini)
Mitu, Vaupes, Colombia  
   


Violaceous Jay
Violaceous Jay (Cyanocorax violaceus violaceus)
Las Unamas Natural Reserve, San Martin, Meta, Colombia  
   


Inca Jay
Inca Jay (Cyanocorax yncas yncas)
Podocarpus National Park, Zamora, Ecuador  
   

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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