Green Jay

Cyanocorax yncas

Bird | Central America and Mexico

Animal Info

The green jay’s busy, active nature provides an engaging guest experience in this area. Our Green Jay can be found in the Rainforest exhibit with our Masked Bobwhites.


In the wild: a wide variety of insects and seeds in the wild, with other foods such as meat and fruit being eaten opportunistically. 

At the Zoo: Mazuri Small Bird Diet, Mazuri Insectivore Diet, fruit, pinkie mice, and insects. 



Conservation Status

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) – least concern