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Brown Jay

(Cyanocorax morio)

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Identification:

Large dark brown bird with whitish lower chest and belly; tail partially white-tipped; largish black bill; to 40cm (16in). (Urraca Parda).

Habitat:

Low, middle, and higher elevation deforested regions, Caribbean and parts of Pacific slopes; found in tree canopy in open, wooded sites such as forest edges, tree plantations, near human settlements.

Found in the following Parks:

Arenal Volcano National Park.
Braulio Carrillo National Park.
Carara National Park.
Cahuita National Park.
Caño Negro National Wildlife Refuge.
Irazú Volcano National Park.
La Selva Biological Reserve.
Manuel Antonio National Park.
Monteverde Cloud Forest Reserve (Fotos).
Poás Volcano National Park.
Rincón de La Vieja National Park.
Tortuguero National Park.

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.


Brown Jay (Cyanocorax morio), Costa Rica