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Category:Perisoreus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Perisoreus

Description

Three species of jays from Asia and North America.
All three have a very similar shape and a rather small, fine bill.
The all have mucus-secreting glands inside the mouth. This mucus is used to produce foot balls which are stuck firmly to trees for storage.

Taxonomy

Perisoreus is a genus in the Family Corvidae.


Genus Perisoreus viewedit
P. infaustus Siberian Jay
P. internigrans Sichuan Jay
P. canadensis Canada Jay

References

  1. Del Hoyo, J, A Elliott, and D Christie, eds. 2009. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 14: Bush-shrikes to Old World Sparrows. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions. ISBN 978-8496553507

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Pages in category ‘Perisoreus’

The following 3 pages are in this category, out of 3 total.

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