French: Geai à calotte azur German: Azurnacken-Blaurabe Spanish: Chara nuquiazul
Rio Negro, Brazil
Extreme E Colombia (S Guainía and extreme E Vaupés, possibly also SE Vichada), extreme S Venezuela (W Amazonas) and extreme NW Brazil (upper R Negro).
33–36 cm. Nasal tuft and forehead feathering stiffy erect but short, forming frontal crest. Forehead, forecrown and side of head black, side of neck, throat and upper... read more
Loud, harsh “jeer”, similar to that of C. violaceus but thinner, higher and... read more
Forest borders, secondary growth and savanna woodland, on sandy soils; recorded at 100–250 m... read more
Food and feeding
No information available. Was found, supposedly while foraging, in small trees and bushes between forest edge and more lightly wooded... read more
Two juveniles noted in Mar and Apr in Venezuela. Nest described as basin-shaped structure of twigs, appearing carelessly made, placed 2... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Restricted-range species: present in Orinoco-Negro White-sand Forest EBA. Very poorly known species. Appears to be very local and... read more
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