White-throated Jay

Central America


Cyanolyca mirabilis


  • 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.