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Purplish Jay

Cyanocorax cyanomelas (Vieillot, 1818)

The Purplish Jay (Cyanocorax cyanomelas) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, and heavily degraded former forest. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
  Cyanocorax

Scientific:
  Cyanocorax cyanomelas

Citation:
  (Vieillot, 1818)

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 26 p.127

Protonym:
  Pica cyanomelas

Avibase ID:
  F39AEC446DDFCDE6

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/F39AEC44

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559625

Geographic range:

  • Cyanocorax cyanomelas: SE Peru to ne Argentina, Paraguay and sw Brazil
English:
Purplish Jay
Czech:
sojka lesní
German:
Purpurblaurabe
Danish:
Purpurblåskade
Spanish:
Chara Morada
Finnish:
nokinärhi
French:
Geai bleu-noir
Italian:
Ghiandaia viola
Japanese:
murasakisanjaku
Japanese:
ムラサキサンジャク
Dutch:
Purpergaai
Norwegian:
Fløyelsskrike
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Fløyelsskrikje
Polish:
modrowronka purpurowa
Portuguese:
Gralha-cinza
Portuguese (Brazil):
Gralha-do-pantanal
Russian:
Пурпурная разноцветная сойка
Slovak:
kapuciarka fialová
Swedish:
purpurskrika
Ukrainian:
Пая пурпурова
Chinese:
淡紫蓝鸦


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Purplish Jay ( Cyanocorax cyanomelas)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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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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Birdlife checklist version 00:
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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):
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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):
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HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Purplish Jay ( Cyanocorax cyanomelas)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Geai bleu-noir ( Cyanocorax cyanomelas)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Geai bleu-noir ( Cyanocorax cyanomelas)
Clements 1st edition:
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Clements 3rd edition:
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Clements 4th edition:
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Clements 5th edition (as published):
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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:
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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 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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Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
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Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
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Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
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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):
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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 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 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 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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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 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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Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Purplish Jay ( Cyanocorax cyanomelas)
James Lee Peters:
Cyanocorax cyanomelas
James Lee Peters (original):
Cyanocorax cyanomelas
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Cyanocorax cyanomelas
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Purplish Jay ( Cyanocorax cyanomelas)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
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Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
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South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
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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):
Purplish Jay ( Cyanocorax cyanomelas)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cyanocorax cyanomelas
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Cyanocorax cyanomelas

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: gaig fosc
Czech: sojka lesní, Sojka rudomodrá
Danish: Purpur Blåskade, Purpurblåskade
German: Purpurblaurabe, Purpur-Blaurabe
English: Purplish Jay
English (IOC): Purplish Jay
Spanish: Chara Morada, Urraca Morada
Spanish (Argentine): Urraca morada
Spanish (Bolivia): Urraca morada
Spanish (Spain): Chara Morada
Spanish (HBW): Purplish Jay
Spanish (Peru): Urraca Purpúrea
Spanish (Paraguay): Urraca morada
Spanish (Uruguay): Urraca morada
Estonian: purpur-sininäär
Finnish: Nokinärhi
French: Geai à tête noire, Geai bleu-noir, Geai violacé
Guarani: Aka'ê hû
Hungarian: bíbor indigószajkó
Italian: Ghiandaia bruno-purpurea, Ghiandaia viola
Japanese: murasakisanjaku
Japanese: ムラサキサンジャク
Scientific: Cyanocorax cyanomelas, Pica cyanomelas
Lithuanian: Rudnugaris margasis kėkštas
Dutch: Purpergaai
Norwegian Nynorsk: Fløyelsskrikje
Norwegian: Fløyelsskrike
Polish: modrowronka purpurowa
Portuguese: Gralha-cinza, gralha-do-Pantanal, gralha-púrpura
Portuguese (Brazil): Gralha Púrpura, gralha-cinza, Gralha-do-pantanal, gralha-púrpura
Portuguese (Portugal): Gralha-do-pantanal
Russian: Пурпурная разноцветная сойка
Slovak: kapuciarka fialová
Swedish: Purpurskrika
Ukrainian: Пая пурпурова
Chinese: 淡紫蓝鸦
Chinese (Traditional): 紫藍鴉

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