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Beautiful Jay

Cyanolyca pulchra (Lawrence, 1876)

The beautiful jay is a species of bird in the crow and jay family Corvidae. It is closely related to the azure-hooded jay, and the two species are considered sister species. The species is monotypic, having no subspecies. The specific name for the beautiful jay, pulchra, is derived from the Latin word for beautiful. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
   Cyanolyca
Scientific:
  Cyanolyca pulchra


Original description

Citation:
  (Lawrence, 1876)

Reference:
  Ann.Lyc.Nat.Hist.N.Y. p.163

Protonym:
  Cyanocitta pulchra

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/16076428


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  9C916E02D5FBCDBB

Avibase ID:
  avibase-9C916E02

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/9C916E02


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559641


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Cyanolyca pulchra: W Andes of sw Colombia and nw Ecuador (south to Pichincha)
English:
Beautiful Jay
Catalan:
gaig superb
Czech:
sojka nádherná
Danish:
Pragtazurskade
German:
Schmuckhäher
Spanish:
Chara Hermosa
Spanish (Spain):
Chara Hermosa
Finnish:
purppuranaakka
French:
Geai superbe
Croatian:
tamnoleđa šojka
Italian:
Ghiandaia magnifica
Japanese (romaji):
shirogashiraaokakesu
Japanese:
シロガシラアオカケス
Lithuanian:
Dailusis meksikinis kėkštas
Dutch:
Ornaatgaai
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Praktskrikje
Norwegian:
Praktskrike
Polish:
modrowronka wspaniała
Portuguese:
gaio-do-chocó
Russian:
Красивая сойка
Slovak:
kapuciarka nádherná
Swedish:
praktskrika
Ukrainian:
Гагер колумбійський
Chinese:
丽蓝头鹊
Chinese (Traditional):
美麗藍頭鵲


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
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Birdlife checklist version 00:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
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Birdlife checklist version 02:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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Birdlife checklist version 04:
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Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
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Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
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Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Geai superbe ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Geai superbe ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Clements 1st edition:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Clements, version 2021:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Clements 3rd edition:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Clements 4th edition:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
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Clements, version 2015:
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Clements, version 2016:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Clements, version 2017:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Clements, version 2018:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Clements, version 2019:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
eBird version 1.50:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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eBird version 2021:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
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Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Cyanolyca pulchra
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Cyanolyca pulchra
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Cyanolyca pulchra
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Beautiful Jay ( Cyanolyca pulchra)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cyanolyca pulchra
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cyanolyca pulchra

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Azerbaijani: gözəl Meksika zığ-zığı
Catalan: gaig superb
Czech: Sojka nádherná
Danish: Pragtazurskade
German: Schmuckhäher, Schmuck-Häher
English: Beautiful Jay
English, HBW: Beautiful Jay
English (IOC): Beautiful Jay
English (United States): Beautiful Jay
Esperanto: Bela garolo, Belega garolo
Spanish: Chara Hermosa, Chara Preciosa, Urraca del Chocó, Urraquita hermosa
Spanish (Colombia): Urraca del Chocó
Spanish (Ecuador): Urraca Hermosa, Urraquita hermosa
Spanish (Spain): Chara Hermosa
Spanish (HBW): Beautiful Jay
Estonian: pagu-sininäär
Finnish: Purppuranaakka
French: Geai orné, Geai superbe
Croatian: tamnoleđa šojka
Italian: Ghiandaia capobianco, Ghiandaia magnifica
Japanese (romaji): shirogashiraaokakesu
Japanese: シロガシラアオカケス
Scientific: Cyanocitta pulchra, Cyanolyca pulchra
Lithuanian: Dailusis meksikinis kėkštas
Dutch: Ornaatgaai
Norwegian Nynorsk: Praktskrikje
Norwegian: Praktskrike
Polish: modrowronka wspaniala, modrowronka wspaniała
Portuguese: gaio-do-chocó
Portuguese (Portugal): gaio-formoso
Russian: Красивая мексиканская сойка, Красивая разноцветная сойка, Красивая сойка
Slovak: kapuciarka nádherná
Swedish: Praktskrika
Turkish: Şahane mavi karga
Ukrainian: Гагер колумбійський
Chinese: 丽蓝头鹊
Chinese (Traditional): 美麗藍頭鵲

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