Tufted jay

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

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.

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

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2013). "Cyanocorax dickeyi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 


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