- Many of the remaining forests within its range are under clearance for timber and large-scale agricultural expansion. Corn, fruit coffee cultivation is replacing lower montane forests, and logging is removing pine-oak forests.
- The continuing spread of West Nile virus is not thought to pose a serious threat, and no related mortality has been detected in this species.
The white-throated jay (Cyanolyca mirabilis), also known as the Omiltemi jay, is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. It is endemic to Mexico.
Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.