Bushy-crested Jay

Cyanocorax melanocyaneus - Geai houppé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Corvidés

  • Genus
    :

    Cyanocorax

  • Species
    :

    melanocyaneus

Descriptor

Hartlaub, 1844

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 33 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 103 à 115 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Identification

Geai houppé
adult plum. breeding
Geai houppé
adult

Bushy-crested Jay (Cyanocorax melanocyaneus) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Cyanocorax melanocyaneus melanocyaneus (Guatemala to s El Salvador)
  • Cyanocorax melanocyaneus chavezi (Honduras and n Nicaragua)

Foreign names

  • Geai houppé,
  • Chara centroamericana,
  • gaio-de-capuz,
  • Hartlaubblaurabe,
  • Hartlaub-indigószajkó,
  • Geelooggaai,
  • Ghiandaia cespugliosa,
  • hartlaubskrika,
  • Raggskrike,
  • kapuciarka hôrna,
  • sojka černomodrá,
  • Blåbuget Blåskade,
  • tammiharakka,
  • gaig centreamericà,
  • modrowronka kędzierzawa,
  • Кустарниковая чёрно-синяя сойка,
  • ヤマヌレバカケス,
  • 浓冠鸦,
  • 叢冠鴉,

Voice song and cries

Geai houppé
adult plum. breeding

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Plantations, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

QRcode Geai houppé
Updated: 29-03-2008
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