Species of Thailand

Crested jay

Platylophus galericulatus, Georges-Frédéric Cuvier, 1817

(In Thai: นกกาน้อยหงอนยาว)

The crested jay (Platylophus galericulatus) is a species of bird traditionally placed in the family Corvidae but might belong to the helmetshrikes. It is monotypic within the genus Platylophus.

It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Category / Seasonal Status

BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years

BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident

Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Passeriformes
Family
Platylophidae
Genus
Platylophus
Species
Platylophus galericulatus

Common names

  • Thai: นกกาน้อยหงอนยาว

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BirdLife)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (ONEP)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (BCST)

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Platylophus galericulatus

Range Map

Distribution map of Crested jay, Platylophus galericulatus in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Hala-Bala Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Kaeng Krachan National Park
  • Khao Luang National Park
  • Khao Phra - Bang Khram Wildlife Sanctuary
  • Khao Sok National Park
  • Sri Phang-nga National Park
  • Tai Rom Yen National Park
  • Thale Ban National Park
Range map of Platylophus galericulatus in Thailand