World Bird List

Species factsheet
Eurasian Jay (Garrulus glandarius)

Order: Garrulus glandarius
Family: Crows, Jays (Corvidae)

Danske navn: Skovskade

Subspecies and Distribution
Subspecie Distribution
hibernicus Ireland
rufitergum Scotland, England, Wales and nw France
glandarius n and c Europe to the Ural Mts.
fasciatus Iberian Pen.
corsicanus Corsica
ichnusae Sardinia
albipectus Italy, Sicily and the Dalmatian coast
graecus w Balkans including Greece
ferdinandi e Bulgaria and n Turkey
cretorum Crete
glaszneri Cyprus
whitakeri n Morocco and nw Algeria
minor c Morocco and the Atlas Mts. of n Algeria
cervicalis n and ne Algeria and Tunisia
samios Samos (se Aegean Sea)
anatoliae w Turkey to w Iran and n Iraq
iphigenia Crimean Pen. (n coast of the Black Sea)
krynicki ne Turkey and the Caucasus
atricapillus w Syria, w Jordan and Israel
hyrcanus se Azerbaijan and n Iran
brandtii s Siberia, n Mongolia, nw and ne China, Korea and n Japan
kansuensis c China
pekingensis e China
japonicus Honshu, Oshima and Kyushu (c, s Japan)
tokugawae Sado I. (off Honshu in c Japan)
orii Yakushima (s Japan)
sinensis n Myanmar, s and e China
taivanus Taiwan
bispecularis w Himalayas to w Nepal
interstinctus e Himalayas
persaturatus ne India (s Assam)
oatesi nw Myanmar
haringtoni w Myanmar
leucotis c Myanmar to c and s Indochina
Annoncer