Biddulph's ground jay

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Biddulph's ground jay
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Podoces
Species: P. biddulphi
Binomial name
Podoces biddulphi
Hume, 1874

The Biddulph's ground jay or Xinjiang ground jay (Podoces biddulphi) is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. It is endemic to China. It is not larger than an adult human's hand and has a brownish white coat of feathers.

Since 2004, the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) has listed the jay's conservation status as "Near Threatened" due to habitat fragmentation and degradation.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Podoces biddulphi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
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