Purple Jay

This jay has a very restricted distribution occurring only on the southern Japanese islands of Amami Ōshima and Tokunoshima in pine forest, sub-tropical woodland and cultivated areas especially around villages.

The Purple Jay is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Nothing known about the Purple Jay

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Corvidae
Genus : Garrulus
Species : lidthi
Authority : Bonaparte, 1851