Purplish-backed Jay - Cyanocorax beecheii

Length 1.1-1.3 ft (35.0-40.0 cm)
Weight 6.8 oz (193 g)
Clutch Size 3-6
Chicks at birth Altricial
IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

The Purplish-backed Jay is also known as Beechey's Jay. They are endemic to Mexico and are found in the pacific coastal lowlands of northwest Mexico.

They are omnivores and will eat invertebrates (mosquitoes, cockroaches, beetles, spiders, etc.), small rodents, fruit, berries and grains. They are non-migratory.

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