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Purplish-backed Jay
Cyanocorax beecheii (Vigors, 1829)
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Corvidae
Genus:
  Cyanocorax

Scientific:
  Cyanocorax beecheii

Citation:
  (Vigors, 1829)

Reference:
  Zool.J. 4 p.353

Protonym:
  Pica Beecheii

Avibase ID:
  97E7CC5E33DCD9FE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/97E7CC5E

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 559620

Geographic range:

  • Cyanocorax beecheii: Lowlands of w Mexico (se Sonora and Chihuahua to Nayarit)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Purplish-backed Jay
Czech:
  sojka modrofialová
German:
  Trauerblaurabe
Danish:
  Stor Blåskade
Spanish:
  Chara de Beechey
Finnish:
  meksikonharakka
French:
  Geai à dos violet
Italian:
  Ghiandaia dorsoviola
Japanese:
  sumirenurebakakesu
Japanese:
  スミレヌレバカケス
Dutch:
  Purperruggaai
Norwegian:
  Purpurryggskrike
Polish:
  modrowronka duza
Russian:
  Траурная чёрно-синяя сойка
Slovak:
  kapuciarka smútočná
Swedish:
  purpurryggig skrika
Chinese:
  紫背冠鸦


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Geai à dos violet ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Geai à dos violet ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 1st edition:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cissilopha beecheii)
Clements 3rd edition:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cissilopha beecheii)
Clements 4th edition:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 6th edition:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements, version 2015:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements, version 2016:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements, version 2017:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Clements, version 2018:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
eBird version 1.50:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
eBird version 1.52:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
eBird version 1.53:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
eBird version 1.54:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
eBird version 1.55:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
eBird version 2015:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
eBird version 2016:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
eBird version 2017:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
eBird version 2018:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cissilopha beecheii)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cissilopha beecheii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
James Lee Peters:
    Cissilopha beecheii
James Lee Peters (original):
    Cissilopha beecheii
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Cissilopha beecheii
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Purplish-backed Jay ( Cyanocorax beecheii)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Cyanocorax beecheii
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Cyanocorax beecheii

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: gaig de Beechey
Czech: sojka modrofialová, Sojka rudohrbetá
Danish: Stor Blåskade
German: Indigoblaurabe, Trauerblauhäher, Trauer-Blauhäher, Trauerblaurabe
English: Beechey's Jay, Purple-backed Jay, Purplish backed Jay, Purplish-backed Jay
Spanish: Chara de Beechey, Chara de Beechy, Chara sinaloense, Urraca de Lomo Morado, Urraca espalda Morada
Spanish (Spain): Chara de Beechey
Spanish (Honduras): Urraca espalda Morada
Spanish (Mexico): Chara de Beechy, Chara sinaloense
Estonian: tõmmu-sininäär
Finnish: Meksikonharakka
French: Geai à dos violet, Geai de Beechey, Geai triste
Hungarian: özvegy indigószajkó
Italian: Ghiandaia dorsopurpureo, Ghiandaia dorsoviola
Japanese: sumirenurebakakesu
Japanese: スミレヌレバカケス
Latin: Cissilopha beecheii, Cyanocorax beecheii, Pica Beecheii
Lithuanian: Dvispalvis margasis kėkštas
Dutch: Purperruggaai
Norwegian: Purpurryggskrike
Polish: modrowronka duza, modrowronka duża
Russian: Траурная чёрно-синяя сойка
Slovak: kapuciarka smútočná
Swedish: Purpurryggad skrika, purpurryggig skrika
Ukrainian: Пая велика
Chinese: 紫背冠鸦
Chinese (Traditional): 紫背冠鴉

 

         

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