Inca jay


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The Inca jay (Cyanocorax yncas yncas) is a bird species of the New World jays, which is endemic to the Andes of South America.

29.5–34.3 cm (11.7–13.6 in). The crown can appear mostly white, with blue limited to the frontal crest and nape. A black bib forms a broad band up to the sides of the head as well as a stripe through the eye line and one above it. The breast and underparts typically are bright yellow. The upper parts are rich green. It has large nasal bristles that form a distinct tuft in some subspecies, but are less developed in others. The color of the iris is bright yellow. source

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