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Cyanocorax cyanopogon (White-naped Jay)

Wikipedia Abstract

The white-naped jay (Cyanocorax cyanopogon) is a species of bird in the family Corvidae.It is endemic to Brazil - where it's known as the Gralha Cancã or the Cancão (Gralha is the Portuguese word for Jay). Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.39724
EDGE Score: 1.48098


Adult Weight [1]  135 grams
Female Weight [3]  146 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  50 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  50 %
Forages - Canopy [2]  30 %
Forages - Mid-High [2]  30 %
Forages - Understory [2]  30 %
Forages - Ground [2]  10 %
Clutch Size [3]  5
Snout to Vent Length [3]  14 inches (36 cm)


Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Cerrado Brazil No

Prey / Diet

Cereus jamacaru[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Aratinga cactorum (Caatinga Parakeet)1

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Fundacao Parque Zoologico de Sao Paulo

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License