Plush-crested Jay

This is an elegant medium sized bird, dark plumaged with a cream-yellow breast; the bulky tail is also cream colored, top and underneath, for the lower half.

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The Plush-crested Jay is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Plush-crested Jay (Cyanocorax chrysops) is a jay of the Corvidae family, which includes the crows and their many allies. It is found in central-southern South America in southwestern Brazil, Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay, and northeastern Argentina, including southern regions of the Amazon Basin river systems, bordering the Pantanal. This is an elegant medium sized bird, dark plumaged with a cream-yellow breast; the bulky tail is also cream colored, top and underneath, for the lower half. More

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For the purposes of our bird news services, Plush-crested Jay is classed as Common: common species, including species that are certain or probable escapees from captivity when occurring in the British Isles. (Note that rarity levels are currently applied nationally and may not reflect local variations in abundance. More

tail of the Plush-crested Jay are deep blue in color, and its tail is broadly tipped white. DISTRIBUTION and HABITAT: This particular bird can be found in many parts of South America. In northern Argentina, it is found in Salta, Tucuman, also possibly in La Rioja eastward to Formosa, Chaco to Misiones, and Corrientes to Entre Rios. It can also be seen in Paraguay and Uruguay. More

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Plush-crested jays are noisy social birds that often call without purpose. They can also imitate other birds' calls. These birds are curious and readily approach humans, sometimes even stealing small objects from them. When food is plentiful, the jays often hide extra food and store it for a time when food may be scarce. Did You Know? - These jays cooperate at the nesting site: last year's offspring help the adults care for new chicks. More

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Order : Passeriformes
Family : Corvidae
Genus : Cyanocorax
Species : chrysops
Authority : (Vieillot, 1818)