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Cyanocorax cyanopogon

White-naped Jay

Cyanocorax cyanopogon

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: Carinatae
Infraclassis: Neornithes
Parvclassis: Neognathae
Ordo: Passeriformes
Subordo: Passeri
Parvordo: Corvida
Superfamilia: Corvoidea
Familia: Corvidae
Genus: Cyanocorax
Species: Cyanocorax cyanopogon


Cyanocorax cyanopogon (Wied-Neuwied, 1821)

Vernacular names


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The White-naped Jay (Cyanocorax cyanopogon) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family. 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.


* BirdLife International 2004. Cyanocorax cyanopogon. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 25 July 2007.

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