Andaman treepie

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Andaman treepie
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Dendrocitta
Species: D. bayleyii
Binomial name
Dendrocitta bayleyii
Tytler, 1863
Synonyms
  • Dendrocitta bayleyi

The Andaman treepie (Dendrocitta bayleyii) is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. First described by Robert Christopher Tytler in 1863, it is endemic to the Andaman Islands of India, where its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

The scientific name commemorates the Anglo-Indian statesman Edward Clive Bayley.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2016). "Dendrocitta bayleyii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016.3. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 6 January 2017.