The Silvery-Throated Jay (Cyanolyca argentigula) ranges from Costa Rica to West Panama. They live in oak forests of high mountains. It measures are 26.5 cm (10 inches) in height and 65 g in weight.
It is dark, with whitish throat, wings and tail violet-blue. Most of head, neck, breast and upper part back black. Living in flocks (4 to 10 birds), this vertebrate eats small frogs, insects, salamanders, lizards, fruits and berries of Macleania and Miconia.