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Green Jay

Cyanocorax yncas ORDER: PASSERIFORMES FAMILY: CORVIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A colorful tropical bird found primarily in Mexico and South America, the Green Jay just makes its way into the United States in southern Texas.

Appearance

Crows and Jays
Crows and Jays
Typical Voice

Adult Description

  • Large songbird.
  • Pale green back and underside.
  • Black head and chest.
  • Blue face.
  • Yellow sides to tail.

Immature Description

Juvenile similar to adult, but duller.

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