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Strange Tails

We're delighted to have a strong population of strange-tailed tyrants at the reserve. So much so that we've adopted these beautiful and endangered birds as the symbol of the Trust

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Purplish Jay

Purplish Jay

Cyanocorax cyanomelas

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The Purplish-Jay is quite common in the gallery woods near the river - less so in the Marsh area.  It is noisy and gregarious like all Jays.

Size around 30-35cm it has a dark hood and bib with pinkish/brown underparts and a long purplish tail.

It is known as Urraca Morada in Argentina.

 

Cyanocorax-cyanomelas

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