Crows (Corvidae)

Black-headed Jay (Garrulus lanceolatus) - HBW 14, p. 589

French: Geai lancéolé German: Strichelhäher Spanish: Arrendajo Cabecinegro
Other common names: Black-throated(!)/Lanceolated Jay

Taxonomy: Garrulus lanceolatus Vigors, 1831, Simla-Almora district, north India.
This species and G. lidthi sometimes placed together in a separate genus, Lalocitta. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Afghanistan (mountains near Kabul and Paktia) and W Himalayas across N Pakistan (S to Safed Koh range) and Kashmir (absent from the Vale) E to Nepal (E to vicinity of Kathmandu).

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