White-throated Magpie-Jay

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White-throated Magpie-Jay

The White-Throated Magpie-Jay (Caloccita formosa) lives from Central Mexico to Costa Rica. This bird resides in thorny scrub, savanna trees and gallery forests. Adults are cm (18 inches) in height and 205 g in weight.

This large blue-and- white jay has a long tail. Its back, rump, and upper tail-coverts grayish-blue. Face and underparts white, bill and legs black. This bird eats insects like katydids, caterpillars, roaches and beetle grubs. They also feeds on small frogs, lizards, and fruits.

Common Name: White-throated Magpie-Jay
Scientific Name: Calocitta formosa
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