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White-collared jay

White-collared jay
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Cyanolyca
C. viridicyanus
Binomial name
Cyanolyca viridicyanus

Cyanolyca viridicyana

The white-collared jay (Cyanolyca viridicyanus) is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. It is found in Andean forests in Peru and Bolivia. It was formerly considered conspecific with the black-collared jay. The white-collared jay has been classified as least concerned in 1988 and as a near threaten in 2012.[2]


The White-collared jay has a long and slender tail without an crest white overall dark blue coloration. Black covers the face and throat with a thin white eyebrow and chest.[3]


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2016). "Cyanolyca viridicyanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22705652A94029066. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22705652A94029066.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. ^ "White-collared Jay (Cyanolyca viridicyanus) - BirdLife species factsheet". Retrieved 2022-05-23.
  3. ^ "White-collared Jay - eBird". Retrieved 2022-05-23.

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