Tufted jay

The tufted jay (Cyanocorax dickeyi) is a species of bird in the crow and jay family Corvidae. It is endemic to a small area of the Sierra Madre Occidental of Sinaloa and Durango in Mexico.

Tufted jay
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Cyanocorax
C. dickeyi
Binomial name
Cyanocorax dickeyi
Moore, 1935

It is resident in relatively moist, epiphyte-laden subtropical montane forests, especially those with a large component of oaks.


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