Mongolian Ground-jay


Mongolian Ground-jay
Mongolian Ground-jay
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Podoces
Species: P. hendersoni
Binomial name
Podoces hendersoni
Hume, 1871

The Mongolian Ground-jay or Henderson's Ground-jay (Podoces hendersoni) is a species of bird in the Corvidae family. It is found in Mongolia, China, Kazakhstan, and Russia.

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.

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