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Azure-hooded Jay

(Cyanolyca cucullata)

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Identification:

Mid-sized dark blue bird with black head, light blue top of head, dark red eyes; 28cm (11in). (Urraca de Toca Celeste).

Habitat:

Middle and higher elevation wet forests, Caribbean and Pacific slopes; found low in tree canopy in forest interior and forest edge areas.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
La Amistad National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).

If you want to read about Eco-Tourism, Ecology, Behavior, Breeding and more of Costa Ricas' Fauna, we recommend to buy the Travelers' Wildlife Guide of Costa Rica by Les Beletzky (or Belesky) with beautiful illustrations by Davis Dennis. This priceless guide is our constant companion, when we travel around Costa Rica, Panama and Nicaragua.
To buy the complete book visit Interlink Books

The team of Discovery Travel World wishes you the best of times in our little paradise called Costa Rica.


Azure-hooded Jay (Cyanolyca cucullata), Costa Rica