Andaman treepie

The Andaman treepie (Dendrocitta bayleyii) is a species of bird in the family Corvidae. First described by Robert Christopher Tytler in 1863, it is endemic to the Andaman Islands of India, where its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Andaman treepie
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Corvidae
Genus: Dendrocitta
D. bayleyii
Binomial name
Dendrocitta bayleyii
Tytler, 1863
  • Dendrocitta bayleyi

The scientific name commemorates the Anglo-Indian statesman Edward Clive Bayley.


  1. BirdLife International. 2017. Dendrocitta bayleii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2017: e.T22705852A118561208. Downloaded on 31 December 2018.

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