Tibetan Ground-Jay

The Tibetan Ground-tit or Hume's Ground-tit is a lark-like bird which lives to the north of the Himalayas. It is also known simply as Ground Tit or simply as Hume's Groundpecker. It was fomerly known by the names Hume's Ground-jay and Tibetan Ground-jay. This species has only recently been removed from the family Corvidae and placed into the tit family . It is the only species in genus Pseudopodoces.

The Tibetan Ground-Jay is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Note: The Tibetan Ground-Jay (Pseudopodoces humilis) has been renamed Tibetan Ground-Tit and moved to the Paridae family Passeriformes families Aegithalidae Alaudidae Bombycillidae Certhiidae Cinclidae Cisticolidae Corvidae Eurylaimidae Fringillidae Hirundinidae Hypocoliidae Irenidae Laniidae Muscicapidae Nectariniidae Paridae More

Tibetan Ground-Jay - Pseudopodoces humilis Podoce de Hume = Podoce de Hume Gallery : © John Gould Site web : www.oiseaux.net Order : Passériformes Family : Corvidae Species : Tibetan Ground-Jay Reference: jogo39173 Copy forbidden without prior authorization. Who are we ? The association | Legal mentions | Sources | Contact Updated on 2009/07/11 05:13:56 - © 1996-2010 Oiseaux. More

Tibetan Ground-Jay/ Hume's Ground-pecker Pseudopodoces humilis 360+ bird-days. Recorded on 18 dates - fairly common on the plateau & in gorge country S of Yushu. Yellow-billed Chough Pyrrhocorax graculus X 2-4 noted at/near the Nangqian reserve on 26+29th (PH) & on Kanda Shan on 30+1+3rd. Red-billed Chough P. pyrrhocorax 495+ bird-days. Noted on 22 dates, max c300 en route on 3rd. Daurian Jackdaw Corvus dauuricus 132 bird-days. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Paridae
Genus : Pseudopodoces
Species : humilis
Authority : (Hume, 1871)