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  • BirdLife International 2012. Cyanocorax beecheii
  • Birkenstein, L. R. & Tomlinson, R. E. 1981. Native names of mexican birds. Fish and Wildlife Service. Resource Publication 139. Washington, D. C. EUA. 159 pp.
  • Challenger, A. 1998. Utilización y Conservación de los Ecosistemas Terrestres de México. Pasado, Presente y Futuro. CONABIO. Instituto de Biología, UNAM, Agrupación Sierra Madre, S.C. México D.F. 847 pp.
  • Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9. Downloaded from
  • Escalante, P., Sada, A. & Robles, G. P. 1996. Listado de nombres comunes de las aves de México. CONABIO y Sierra Madre. 32 pp.
  • Gill, Frank, and Minturn Wright. 2006. Birds of the World: Recommended English Names
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  • Hardy, J. W. 1961. Studies on behavior and phylogeny of certain New World Jays (Garrulinae). Univ. Kansas Sci. Bull. 42(2): 13-149.
  • Hardy, J. W. 1969. A taxonomic revision of the New World jays. Condor. 71(4): 360-375.
  • Hardy, J. W. 1973. Age and sex differences in the black-and-blue jays of Middle America. Bird-Banding. 44: 81-90.
  • Hardy, J. W. 1974. Behavior and its evolution in neotropical jays (Cissilopha). Bird-Banding. 45: 81-90.
  • Hardy, J. W. 1974. Jays as army ant followers. Condor. 76: 102-119.
  • Hardy, J. W. 1979. Vocal repertoire and its possible evolution in the black and blue jays (Cissilopha). Wilson Bulletin. 91(2): 187-201.
  • Howell, N. G. S. & Webb, S. 1995. A guide to the birds of Mexico and northern central America. Oxford University Press. New York, EUA. 851 pp.
  • Madge, S., & Burn H. (1994). Crows and Jays: A guide to the Crows, Jays and Magpies of the World. New York: Houghton-Mifflin.
  • Orrell T. (custodian) (2015). ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Mar 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th August 2015 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
  • Peterson, A. T. 1991. Sociality and ontogeny of coloration in the Blue-and-black Jays. Wilson Bulletin. 103(1): 59-67.
  • Raitt, R. J. & Hardy, J. W. 1979. Social behavior, habitat, and food of the Beechey Jay. Wilson Bulletin. 91(1): 1-15.
  • Raitt, R. J., Winterstein, S. R. & Hardy, J. W. 1984. Structure and dynamics of communal groups in the Beechey Jay. Wilson Bulletin. 96(2): 206-227.
  • Russell, S. M. & Monson, G. 1998. The birds of Sonora. The University of Arizona Press. Tucson, Arizona. 490 p.
  • Selander, R. K. & Giller, D. R. 1959. Sympatry of the Jays Cissilopha beecheii and C. san-blasiana in Nayarit. CONDOR. 61: 52.
  • Winterstein, S. R. & Raitt, R. J. 1983. Nestling growth and development and the breeding ecology of the Beechey Jay. Wilson Bulletin. 95(2): 256-268.


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