Order
Passeriformes
Family
Corvidae
Genus
Cyanolyca
 
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Beautiful Jay Cyanolyca pulchra

Carly E. Hodes
Version: 1.0 — Published April 22, 2010

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Introduction

A relatively small, dark blue jay, the Beautiful Jay is a rare and local species that inhabits a narrow range of fragile humid forest habitat on the western slopes of the Andes of Colombia and Ecuador. The natural history of the Beautiful Jay is very poorly known, even as its populations appear to be declining.

Distribution of the Beautiful Jay - Range Map
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Beautiful Jay

Recommended Citation

Hodes, C. E. (2010). Beautiful Jay (Cyanolyca pulchra), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/nb.beajay1.01