An Introduction to the Birds of Tropical America

    Songbirds - Jays  

Jays, in the same family as crows, are intelligent, omnivorous, social, and usually loud birds which generally make their presence known.


Black-chested Jay
Black-chested Jay (Cyanocorax affinis)
Minca, Magdalena, Colombia

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

Torquoise Jay
Turquoise Jay (Cyanolyca turcosa)
Guango Lodge, Ecuador

Violaceous Jay
Violaceous Jay (Cyanocorax violaceus)
Las Unamas Natural Reserve, San Martin, Meta, Colombia
Found in the lowlands of Amazonia.


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