White-naped jay

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White-naped jay
Cyanocorax cyanopogon -Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil-8.jpg
In Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Cyanocorax
Species: C. cyanopogon
Binomial name
Cyanocorax cyanopogon
(Wied-Neuwied, 1821)

The white-naped jay (Cyanocorax cyanopogon) is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. It is endemic to Brazil - where it's known as the Gralha Cancã or the Cancão (Gralha is the Portuguese word for Jay).

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.


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