Unicolored Jay Aphelocoma unicolor



  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Distribution of the Unicolored Jay
eBird range map for Unicolored Jay

Generated from eBird observations (Year-Round, 1900-present)

Distribution in the Americas

Is a species endemic to the highlands of south of isthmus in Mexico, El Salvador and Honduras. In Mexico is in both slopes, locally from Guerrero to Hidalgo and in Chiapas.

It is a resident species, and is considered uncommon to common in the Mexican territory. It has been estimated that the range of occurrence of this species is approximately 150,000 km2, and the total population has not been quantified.

Distribution outside the Americas

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Inhabits on the inside and the edges of evergreen forests and pine-oak forests. It found between 1,500 - 3,000 m asl.

Historical changes

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Recommended Citation

Unicolored Jay (Aphelocoma unicolor), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/unijay1