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Silvery-throated Jay Cyanolyca argentigula

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Corvidae
  • Polytypic: 2 subspecies
  • Authors: Chaine, Noelle M.
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The Silvery-throated Jay is a small dark blue Central American jay. It is restricted to montane forests from central Costa Rica south to western Panama. It is a distinctively patterned jay, with a prominent silvery throat patch and eyestripe. Although the conservation status of the Silvery-throated Jay is rated as of Least Concern, this species in not common, and very little is known about its natural history.

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Recommended Citation

Chaine, Noelle M.(2010).Silvery-throated Jay (Cyanolyca argentigula), Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Ithaca: Cornell Lab of Ornithology; retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/sitjay1