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Dwarf jay

Dwarf jay
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Cyanolyca
Species:
C. nanus
Binomial name
Cyanolyca nanus

The dwarf jay (Cyanolyca nanus) is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. It is endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, specifically comprising an oak-pine mix.[2] As its name would imply, this is the smallest member of the family Corvidae at 20–23 cm long and weighing 41 g.[3] It is threatened by habitat loss.

References

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2019). "Cyanolyca nanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T22705672A153865467. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T22705672A153865467.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.
  2. ^ a b https://avibase.ca/945C18FA, avibase-the world bird database. Retrieved 24 December 2020.
  3. ^ https://www.oiseaux.net/birds/dwarf.jay.html, oiseaux.net. Retrieved 24 December 2020.


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