Habitat and Ecology
Sedentary, breeding undocumented, though video of pair nest-building shows an medium sized open cup nest made primarily of small branches at mid-level.
IUCN Red List Assessment
Red List Category
Red List Criteria
Based on a model of future deforestation it is suspected that the population of this species will decline by 25-30% over the next three generations, and it has therefore been uplisted to Near Threatened.
Conservation Actions Underway
None is known.
Conservation Actions ProposedExpand the protected area network to effectively protect IBAs. Effectively resource and manage existing and new protected areas, utilising emerging opportunities to finance protected area management with the joint aims of reducing carbon emissions and maximizing biodiversity conservation. Conservation on private lands, through expanding market pressures for sound land management and preventing forest clearance on lands unsuitable for agriculture, is also essential (Soares-Filho et al. 2006).
The White-collared Jay (Cyanolyca viridicyanus) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family. It is found in Andean forests in Peru and Bolivia. It was formerly considered conspecific with the Black-collared Jay.
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