White-throated jay

The white-throated jay (Cyanolyca mirabilis), also known as the Omiltemi jay,[2] is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. It is endemic to Mexico.

White-throated jay
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Cyanolyca
Species:
C. mirabilis
Binomial name
Cyanolyca mirabilis
Nelson, 1903

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Cyanolyca mirabilis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. Howell, Steve N. G.; Webb, Sophie (1995). A guide to the birds of Mexico and northern Central America. Oxford Univ. Press. ISBN 0198540124. OCLC 837657875.


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