Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Crows, Jays and Magpies :: Eurasian Jay

Eurasian Jay Garrulus glandarius

Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): European Jay, White-eared Jay, Jay, Black-crowned Jay, Black-capped Jay, Iranian Jay, Brandt's Jay, Japanese Jay, Himalayan Jay, Red-crowned Jay, White-faced Jay, Acorn Jay, Common Jay
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


England - Date unknown © Andy Bright  England - Date unknown © Andy Bright  England - Date unknown © Andy Bright  Nemuro, Hokkaido, Japan - Nov, 1998 © Allen Chartier  Laba He, Sichuan Province, China - Oct 12, 2008 © Jean-Philippe Paris 
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Mainland Palearctic and Oriental regions:
(1) W. Eurasia in s. Scotland, England, Wales, and n. France.
(2) N. Scotland? and Ireland.
(3) N. and c. Europe s. to the Pyrenees and e. to the Urals, the Alps, n. Croatia, n. Serbia, and Romania.
(4) S., c., and e. Spain.
(5) Sardinia.
(6) Corsica.
(7) Italy, Dalmatian coast of w. Croatia, w. Albania, and Ionian Is.
(8) E. Albania, s. Serbia, w. and c. Bulgaria, and mainland Greece.
(9) E. Bulgaria and n. European Turkey.
(10) Crete.
(11) Cyprus.
(12) Nw. Africa (n. and e. Algeria and n. Tunisia).
(13) Nw. Africa (n. Morocco and nw. Algeria).
(14) Nw. Africa (c. Morocco and Atlas Mountains of Algeria).
(15) W. Syria to Israel and w. Jordan.
(16) Asia Minor, nw. Syria, ne. Iraq, w. and sw. Iran.
(17) Samos and Ikaria region of e. Aegean Sea.
(18) Ne. Turkey and the Caucasus.
(19) Crimea.
(20) Se. Azerbaijan and n. Iran.
(21) S. Siberia e. from the Ural Mountains to Sakhalin, s. Kuril Is. And n. Japan (Hokkaido) s. to Mongolia, n. China, and Korea.
(22) W. China (Qinghai, Gansu, and nw. Sichuan).
(23) N. China (Shanxi, Hebei, Beijing, and s. Liaoning).
(24) C., s. and e. China and ne. Burma.
(25) Taiwan.
(26) W. Himalayas to w. Nepal.
(27) E. Himalayas, se. Tibet and se. Xizang.
(28) Ne. India (s. Assam).
(29) Nw. Burma.
(30) W. Burma.
(31) C. and e. Burma, s. China (s. Yunnan), Thailand, e. and s. Indochina.
(32) W. and c. Japan (Honshu, Shikoku, Tusushima, Oshima Is.).
(33) Sado Is.
(34) S. Japan (Kyushu).
(35) Yakushima Is.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Biological Research Information Center, BRIC of Korea
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Jeff Blincows Sound Gallery
Taiwan - Date unknown Source: Wayne Hsu
Taiwan - Date unknown Source: Wayne Hsu
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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