Black-collared jay

The black-collared jay (Cyanolyca armillata) is a jay found in Andean forests in Ecuador, Colombia and Venezuela. It was formerly considered conspecific with the white-collared jay.

Black-collared jay
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Cyanolyca
Species:
C. armillata
Binomial name
Cyanolyca armillata
(Gray, 1845)
Synonyms
  • Xanthura quindiuna

References

  • Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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