Brown Jay Psilorhinus morio

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Corvidae
  • Polytypic: 4 subspecies
  • Authors: Matthew F. Jones

Demography and Populations

Age at first breeding

Typically, breeding does not begin until 5 years of age or more (Williams and Hale 2006).

Life span and survivorship

Annual survivorship of adults is about 86% (dos Anjos 2009)


Dispersal occurs between adjacent territories and is male-biased, occuring between 2-3 years of age (dos Anjos 2009).

Recommended Citation

Jones, M. F. (2012). Brown Jay (Psilorhinus morio), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.