Xinjiang Ground-jay Podoces biddulphi

Family: Corvidae (Crows and jays)

Authority: Hume, 1874

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is considered Near Threatened as it is likely to have a moderately small and fragmented global population size, and is inferred to be in decline owing to habitat fragmentation and degradation; it almost qualifies for listing under criterion C1+2a(i). Further studies are required to clarify the current magnitude of risk to this species.

Population size: 8200-13400 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 475,000 km2

Country endemic: yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Podoces biddulphi. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/xinjiang-ground-jay-podoces-biddulphi on 01/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/12/2023.