Four species of Ground-Jays from Asia. They have relatively long legs and run very well. They also tend to hold their body in a horizontal posture.
Podoces is a genus in the family Corvidae.
The Tibetan Ground-Jay was usually included in this genus. New research has shown that this species is in fact a tit.
The Piapiac seems to be closely related to this group.
|P. hendersoni||Mongolian Ground Jay|
|P. biddulphi||Xinjiang Ground Jay|
|P. panderi||Turkestan Ground Jay|
|P. pleskei||Pleske's Ground Jay|
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