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Birds of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Crested jay

In 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 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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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกกาน้อยหงอนยาว, nok kaa noi ngon yaaw

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Crested jay, Platylophus galericulatus in Thailand
Range map of Platylophus galericulatus in Thailand