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White-tailed Jay

Cyanocorax mystacalis (de Sparre, LEG 1835)

The white-tailed jay is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. It is found in Ecuador and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forest and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. It exhibits no sexual dimorphism. it forages in the open on beetles, ants, and other insects, with a vocal repetitive hollow call. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
   Cyanocorax
Scientific:
  Cyanocorax mystacalis


Original description

Citation:
  (de Sparre, LEG 1835)

Reference:
   Mag. Zool. Paris 5 cl.2 pl.34

Protonym:
  Pica mystacalis

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/37121975


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B3CB727E37E0E8B7

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B3CB727E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B3CB727E


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 559630

Geographic range:

  • Cyanocorax mystacalis: Arid sw Ecuador and nw Peru (south to La Libertad)
English:
White-tailed Jay
Catalan:
gaig cuablanc
Czech:
sojka běloocasá
Danish:
Broget Blåskade
German:
Weißschwanz-Blaurabe
Spanish:
Chara Coliblanca
Spanish (Spain):
Chara Coliblanca
Finnish:
tumbesinnärhi
French:
Geai à moustaches
Croatian:
bjelorepa šojka
Hungarian:
bajszos indigószajkó
Italian:
Ghiandaia codabianca
Japanese (romaji):
ojirorurisanjaku
Japanese:
オジロルリサンジャク
Lithuanian:
Baltauodegis margasis kėkštas
Dutch:
Witstaartgaai
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kaktusskrikje
Norwegian:
Kaktusskrike
Polish:
modrowronka białosterna
Portuguese:
gaio-de-bigodes
Russian:
Белоусая сойка
Slovak:
kapuciarka bielolíca
Serbian:
Belorepa kreja
Swedish:
brokskrika
Ukrainian:
Пая еквадорська
Chinese:
白尾蓝鸦
Chinese (Traditional):
白尾藍鴉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
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):
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Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
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Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
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Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Geai à moustaches ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Geai à moustaches ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Clements 1st edition:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Clements, version 2021:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Clements, version 2022:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Clements 3rd edition:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Clements 4th edition:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
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:
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Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
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Clements, version 2019:
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eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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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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eBird version 2022:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
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):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
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):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
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Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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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 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Cyanocorax mystacalis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Cyanocorax mystacalis
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Cyanocorax mystacalis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
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South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
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South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
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South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
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South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
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South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
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South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
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South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
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South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
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South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
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South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
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South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
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South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
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South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
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South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
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South American Classification Committee (20/02/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (8/06/2020):
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South American Classification Committee (24/08/2021):
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Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
White-tailed Jay ( Cyanocorax mystacalis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cyanocorax mystacalis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cyanocorax mystacalis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: gaig cuablanc
Czech: Sojka belavá, sojka běloocasá
Danish: Broget Blåskade
German: Nacktwagen-Blaurabe, Nacktwangen-Blaurabe, Weißschwanz-Blaurabe
English: White tailed Jay, White-tailed Jay
English, HBW: White-tailed Jay
English (IOC): White-tailed Jay
English (United States): White-tailed Jay
Esperanto: Blankavosta garolo, Blankvosta garolo
Spanish: Chara Coliblanca, Urraca de Cola Blanca, Urraquita coliblanca
Spanish (Ecuador): Urraca Coliblanca, Urraquita coliblanca
Spanish (Spain): Chara Coliblanca
Spanish (HBW): White-tailed Jay
Spanish (Peru): Urraca de Cola Blanca
Estonian: meskite-sininäär
Finnish: Tumbesinnärhi
French: Geai à moustaches, Geai à queue blanche, Geai-bleu à moustaches
Croatian: bjelorepa šojka
Hungarian: bajszos indigószajkó
Italian: Ghiandaia codabianca
Japanese (romaji): ojirorurisanjaku
Japanese: オジロルリサンジャク
Scientific: Cyanocorax bellus, Cyanocorax mystacalis, Cyanocorax ortoni, Pica mystacalis
Lithuanian: Baltauodegis margasis kėkštas
Dutch: Witstaartgaai
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kaktusskrikje
Norwegian: Kaktusskrike
Polish: modrowronka bialosterna, modrowronka białosterna
Portuguese: gaio-de-bigodes
Portuguese (Portugal): gaio-de-cauda-branca
Russian: Белоусая сойка, Голощёкая разноцветная сойка
Slovak: kapuciarka bielolíca
Serbian: Belorepa kreja
Swedish: Brokskrika
Turkish: Ak kuyruklu mavi karga
Ukrainian: Пая еквадорська
Chinese: 白尾蓝鸦
Chinese (Traditional): 白尾藍鴉

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