Henderson's ground jay

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Henderson's ground jay
Mongolian Ground Jay (Podoces hendersoni) - Хулан жороо (16566349299).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Podoces
Species: P. hendersoni
Binomial name
Podoces hendersoni
Hume, 1871

The Henderson's ground jay or Mongolian 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.


External links[edit]