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Henderson's ground jay

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Passeriformes
Genus  Podoces
Higher classification  Ground jay
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Corvidae
Scientific name  Podoces hendersoni
Rank  Species
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Similar  Ground jay, Bird, Biddulph's ground jay, Pander's ground jay, Azure‑naped jay

The Henderson's ground jay or Mongolian ground jay (Podoces hendersoni) is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. It is found in arid areas of Central Asia (Mongolia, northern China and adjacent areas of Russia and Kazakhstan).

The bird is light tan with iridescent blue on its primary feathers. It has a long, curved beak and a black stripe on its forehead.

References

Henderson's ground jay Wikipedia


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