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Corvidae

Beautiful jay

Cyanolyca pulchra Photo by Andrew Spencer (Facebook) Common name:beautiful jay (en); gaio-formoso (pt); geai superbe (fr); chara hermosa (es); schmuckhäher (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CorvidaeRange:This species is found in the western slopes of the Andes, from central Colombia to northern Ecuador.Size:These birds are about 27 cm long.Habitat:The beautiful jay is found in subtropical rainforests, favouring areas with […]

Crested jay

Platylophus galericulatus Photo by Johannes Pfleiderer (Internet Bird Collection) Common name:crested jay (en); gaio-de-poupa (pt); geai longup (fr); arrendajo crestado (es); haubenhäher (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CorvidaeRange:This species is found in southern Thailand and Malaysia, and in the Indonesian islands of Borneo, Java and Sumatra.Size:These birds are 31-33 cm long and weigh 80-115 g.Habitat:The crested jay is […]

Taiwan magpie

Urocissa caerulea Photo by R.S. Chiou (Flickr) Common name:Taiwan magpie (en); pega-da-Formosa (pt); pirolle de Taïwan (fr); urraca de Formosa (es); dickschnabelkitta (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CorvidaeRange:This species is endemic to Taiwan, being found throughout most of the island with the exception of the western coast and the central mountains.Size:These birds are 63-68 cm long, including the […]

Spotted nutcracker

Nucifraga caryocatactes Photo by Fabrizio Moglia (Flickr) Common name:spotted nutcracker (en); quebra-nozes (pt); cassenoix moucheté (fr); cascanueces común (es); tannenhäher (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CorvidaeRange:This species is found from eastern France and northern Italy east to northern Greece and north to southern Sweden and Finland, and throughout most of Russia into Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan, northern Mongolia, north-eastern […]

Grey treepie

Dendrocitta formosae Photo by Cherry Wong (Oriental Bird Images) Common name:grey treepie (en); pega-arbórea-cinzenta (pt); témia de Swinhoe (fr); urraca gris (es); graubrust-baumelster (de) Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily Corvidae Range:This species is found in south-eastern Asia, from the Himalayas in northern India into central and eastern China and south to northern Thailand and Laos. Size:These birds are […]

Common raven

Corvus corax Photo by Frank Vassen (Wikipedia) Common name:common raven (en); corvo-comum (pt); grand corbeau (fr); cuervo común (es); kolkrabe (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CorvidaeRange:This species is found throughout most of Europe, Asia and North America, with the exceptions of northern Greenland, northern Siberia, the south-eastern United States, south-east Asia and Japan. They are also found in […]

Western scrub-jay

Aphelocoma californica (Photo from Wikipedia) Common name:western scrub-jay (en); gaio-da-Califórnia (pt); geai buissonnier (fr); chara californiana (es); Kalifornienhäher (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CorvidaeRange:This species is found in the western United States, from Oregon to Wyoming and south to southern California and Texas, and also in Mexico as far south as Oaxaca.Size:These birds are 27-31 cm long and […]

Green jay

Cyanocorax yncas Photo by Dorgelis Alcocer (Facebook) Common name:green jay (en); gaio-verde (pt); geai vert (fr); chara verde (es); grünhäher (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CorvidaeRange:This species is found in two separate population, one from southern Texas, in the United States, down to northern Honduras, and another from northern Venezuela and along the slopes of the Andes of […]

Black-headed jay

Garrulus lanceolatus Photo by Srimonti Dutta (Oriental Bird Images) Common name:black-headed jay (en); gaio-de-cabeça-preta (pt); geai lancéolé (fr); arrendajo cabecinegro (es); strichelhäher (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily Corvidae Range:This species is found along the southern foothills of the Himalayas mountain range, from western Afghanistan and northern Pakistan, through northern India and into Nepal.Size:These birds are 30-35 cm long […]

Fan-tailed raven

Corvus rhipidurus Photo by René Larsen (Flickr) Common name:fan-tailed raven (en); corvo-de-cauda-curta (pt); corbeau à queue courte (fr); cuervo colicorto (es); borstenrabe (de)Taxonomy:Order PasseriformesFamily CorvidaeRange:This species is found in the Middle East and north-eastern Africa, from Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia to the Central African Republic, Nigeria, Uganda and Kenya.Size:These birds are 47 cm long […]