plush black crest; black breast with yellow below (Zoo; 2012-09-19)

Plush-crested Jay
Cyanocorax chrysops

Native Range: South America

Notes: a lovely jay with mostly yellow and black underparts.

blue mark above the eye; yellow tip on black tail (Zoo; 2012-09-19)

eating a peanut (Zoo; 2012-09-19)

like many jays, often has a cocky attitude (Zoo; 2012-09-19)

facing left (Zoo; 2012-10-09)
posing for a body portrait (Zoo; 2012-10-09) facing right (Zoo; 2013-06-16)
posing for a head portrait; note the plushy crown (Zoo; 2013-06-16)