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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Corvidae.

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  • Some unique species found in this ecoregion are the Mexican parrotlet (Forpus cyanopygius), rufous-bellied chachalaca (Ortalis wagleri) and San Blas jay (Cyanocorax sanblasianus).

    Jalisco dry forests

  • Some bird species like the Brotogeris pyrrhopterus, Pionus chalcopterus and Carduelis semiradskii are endangered and others have limited distribution including Forpus coelestis, Aratinga erythrogenis, and Cyanocorax mystacalis.

    Tumbes-Piura dry forests

  • There are various bird species such as the keel-billed toucan (Ramphastus sulfuratus), black-chested jay or "chau-chau" (Cyanocorax affinis), Tangara gyrola, Arantinga wagleri, Pharomacrus fulgidus festatus, blue-knobbed curassow or "paujil" (Crax alberti), crested guan or "pava" (Penelope purpurascens brunnescens), Chlorostilbon russatus and Anthocephala floriceps floriceps.

    Santa Marta montane forests

  • Endemic bird species include the thick-billed parrot (Rhynchopsitta pachyrhyncha) which is in danger of extinction, with population estimates as low as 500 pairs, the tufted jay (Cyanocorax dickeyi), eared quetzal (Euptilptis neoxenus) and the green-striped brush finch (Atlapetes virenticeps).

    Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests

  • Orb.), the fire-colored pyranga (_Phoenisoma bivittata_, Tsch.), two species of the crow, one of which is of a fine blue color (_Cyanocorax viridicyanus_, G. R.

    Travels in Peru, on the Coast, in the Sierra, Across the Cordilleras and the Andes, into the Primeval Forests

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