Plush-crested Jay Cyanocorax chrysops

  • Order: Passeriformes
  • Family: Corvidae
  • Polytypic: 3 subspecies
  • Authors: Sarah K. Reich


Conservation Status

The IUCN conservation status of Plush-crested Jay is rated as of Least Concern  (Birdlife International 2010). Since this species has a large range (2,830,000 km2) and a population that is believed to be stable population, it is not considered to be at risk.

The relative abundance of the Plush-crested Jay is assessed as "fairly common to common" across the entirety of its range (Ridgely and Tudor 1989).

Effects of human activity on populations

Little documentation.

Recommended Citation

Reich, S. K. (2010). Plush-crested Jay (Cyanocorax chrysops), version 1.0. In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.