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Crested jay

Thai: นกกาน้อยหงอนยาว, nok kaa noi ngon yaaw

Binomial name: Platylophus galericulatus, Georges-Frédéric Cuvier, 1817

The Crested Jay (Platylophus galericulatus) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family. 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 forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

It is threatened by habitat loss.

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Scientific classification

Platylophus galericulatus

Common names

  • Thai: นกกาน้อยหงอนยาว, nok kaa noi ngon yaaw

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Distribution map of Crested jay, Platylophus galericulatus in Thailand

Range map of Platylophus galericulatus in Thailand

Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The data is not necessarily accurate or complete.

Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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