30 December, 2009

Yucatan Jay

Scientific Name: Cyanocorax Yucatanicus

Population Estimate: 50K to 500K

Range / Habitat: It is found in Belize, Guatemala, and southern Mexico. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and heavily degraded former forest.

Field Notes:
The Yucatán Jay (Cyanocorax yucatanicus) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family, the crows and their allies.Adults are black, with cerulean blue wings, mantle, and tail. They have black bills, black eye rings, and yellow legs. Juvenile Yucatán Jays have completely yellow bare parts and white, rather than black, body plumage.

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