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 Purplish-backed Jay (Cyanocorax beecheii)




Purplish-backed Jay | Cyanocorax beecheii photo
A Purplish-backed Jay eating at the Henry Doorly Zoo in the Omaha, Nebraska.

Photograph by Cburnett. GNU Free Documentation License.  (view image details)

Purplish-backed Jay | Cyanocorax beecheii photo
Purplish-backed Jay at the Henry Doorly Zoo in the Omaha, Nebraska.

Photograph by Cburnett. GNU Free Documentation License.  (view image details)

PURPLISH-BACKED JAY FACTS

Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Corvidae
Genus:Cyanocorax
Species:beecheii
Common Name:Purplish-backed Jay


Relatives in same Genus
  Green Jay (C. yncas)