Pinyon Jay Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus

Family: Corvidae (Crows and jays)

Authority: Wied, 1841

Red List Category

Criteria: A2bc+3bc+4bc

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because of evidence for rapid population declines, presumably as a result of the conversion and degradation of its piñon-juniper woodland habitat.

Population size: 500000-999999 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,280,000 km2

Country endemic: no

Realm - Nearctic
Land-mass type - continent
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Gymnorhinus cyanocephalus. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 04/12/2023.