Order Passeriformes

Family Platylophidae

Crested Jay
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General

Traditionally placed in Corvidae, but morphological study#R and molecular analyses#R#R#R indicate that it is distinct from that family; perhaps sister to Laniidae#R#R, and has been included therein in one recent work#R.

Recommended citation

(2017). Crested Jay (Platylophidae). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from http://www.hbw.com/node/1343528 on 1 May 2017).