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Dwarf Jay Cyanolyca nanus

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Corvidae
  • Monotypic
  • Authors: Dustin Foote

The Dwarf Jay is a small, rare species of corvid. It is endemic to the mountains of southeastern Mexico, where it occupies pine-oak-fir forests. Although the Dwarf Jay is locally common within its range, it is a poorly known species. It is threatened by ongoing habitat loss, and its conservation status is rated as Vulnerable.


© Andrew Spencer

  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding

Recommended Citation

Foote, D. (2010). Dwarf Jay (Cyanolyca nanus), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.