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Dendrocitta formosae.jpg
Grey treepie (Dendrocitta formosae)
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Dendrocitta
Gould, 1833

D. formosae
D. vagabunda
D. frontalis
D. occipitalis
D. cinerascens
D. leucogastra
D. bayleyii

Dendrocitta is a genus of long-tailed passerine birds in the crow and jay family, Corvidae. They are resident in tropical South and Southeast Asia.

The species are plumaged in black, grey and rufous. Typically, the face and flight feathers are black, and the back is rufous. They are highly arboreal and rarely come to the ground to feed.

They are, in taxonomic order:


  • Madge and Burn, Crows and Jays ISBN 0-7136-3999-7

External links

  • Treepie videos on the Internet Bird Collection
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