Birds of the World

Corvidae : Crows, Jays & Magpies

Purplish Jay

Cyanocorax cyanomelas

Chapada dos Guimaeres, Brazil - August 2000

Purplish Jays are sociable and are often seen in foraging flocks alongside Plush-crested Jays. They are, however, quite a bit bolder than Plush-crested Jays and will readily investigate if you make squeaking noises.