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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Corvidae.

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  • In recognition of these differences, P. humilis was given its own subgenus within Podoces in 1902, and in 1928 this was elevated to generic status.

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  • Hume in fact initially described P. humilis as a member of Podoces.

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  • Like Podoces, P. humilis possesses a slender, decurved bill, pale brown plumage and a dry, open-country habitat.

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  • While superficially similar to true ground-jays (the four Podoces species), it was always regarded as a highly aberrant member of Corvidae, and as the smallest member of the group.

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  • Birds characteristic of the desert steppe include Houbara bustard (Chlamydotis undulata), Pallas sandgrouse (Syrrhaptes paradoxus), Henderson's ground jay (Podoces hendersoni), greater plover (Charadrius leschenaultii), Mongolian desert finch (Bucanetes mongolicus), chukar (Alectoris chukar), lammergeier (Gypaetus barbatus), and Cinereous vulture (Aegypius monachus).

    Eastern Gobi desert steppe

  • Pander’s ground jay or saxaul jay (Podoces panderi) is a rare and unusual member of the crow family.

    Central Asian southern desert

  • Pander’s ground jay or saxaul jay (Podoces panderi) is a rare and unusual member of the crow family.

    Central Asian northern desert

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