Xinjiang ground jay

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Xinjiang ground jay
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Podoces
P. biddulphi
Binomial name
Podoces biddulphi
Hume, 1874

Xinjiang ground jay (Podoces biddulphi) or Biddulph's ground jay, 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]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2017). "Podoces biddulphi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T22705888A111661838. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T22705888A111661838.en. Retrieved 13 November 2021.