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Dendrocitta baileii Tytler, 1863 – Andaman Treepie

Taxonomic Notes:

The species name has variously been spelled as baileii, bayleii and bayleyi in Indian literature.

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

This endemic species is rare. It inhabits tall trees of deciduous and semi-evergreen forests of the Andaman Islands (BirdLife International 2017). 

Conservation Status:

This species is listed as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (

According to the IUCN Red List Assessment, the population of this species is declining with the current population estimate of 250-999 individuals. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to some human encroachments that fragment the forests (BirdLife International 2017).

BirdLife International 2017. Dendrocitta bayleii . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22705852A118561208. Accessed on 10 February 2020.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2020. Dendrocitta baileii Tytler, 1863 – Andaman Treepie. Satose, V., V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.14. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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