Birds of Colombia

    PASSERIFORMES: Corvidae (Crows, Jays)  
Genus: Cyanolyca (3 species, 9 worldwide)


Black-collared Jay
Black-collared Jay (Cyanolyca armillata quindiuna)
Rio Blanco Ecological Reserve, Manizales, Caldas, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found in small groups between 2500 and 3000m.

Beautiful Jay
Beautiful Jay (Cyanolyca pulchra) Near Threatened
ProAves Tangaras Reserve, El Carmen de Atrato, Choco, Colombia  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Found in a narrow altitude range around 1800m on the west slope of the west Andes.

Turquoise Jay
Turquoise Jay (Cyanolyca turcosa)
Guango Lodge, Ecuador  
   
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.



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