Purplish jay

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Purplish jay
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Cyanocorax
C. cyanomelas
Binomial name
Cyanocorax cyanomelas
(Vieillot, 1818)

The purplish jay (Cyanocorax cyanomelas) is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. It is found in northern Argentina, Bolivia, southern Brazil, Paraguay and southeastern Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, and heavily degraded former forest.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Cyanocorax cyanomelas". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.