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Satyr Tragopan Pheasant
(Tragopan satyra)

Common Name: Satyr Tragopan
Scientific Name: Tragopan satyra
Clutch Size: 4 to 6 eggs
Incubation Period: 28 days
Habitation: The central and eastern Himalayas
Conservation Status: Listed as vulnerable, believed there are less than 20,000 remaining in the wild

 

 

Impeyan Pheasant
(Impeyan Pheasant, Impeyan monal)

Common Name: Himalayan Monal Pheasant
Scientific Name: Impeyan Pheasant, Impeyan monal
Clutch Size: 4 to 6 eggs
Incubation Period: 28 days
Habitation: The Himalayas, from eastern Afghanistan to western China
Conservation Status: The Himalayan Monal is the most commonly kept species of the genus Lophophorus and are well established in North American and European aviaries

 

 

Red Golden Pheasant
(Chrysolophus pictus)

Common Name: Red Golden Pheasant
Scientific Name: Chrysolophus pictus
Clutch Size: 6 to 12 eggs
Incubation Period: 21 to 23 days
Habitation: Native to forests in mountainous areas of western China, but feral populations have been established in the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, Uruguay, the Falkland Islands, Germany, Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Ireland, Australia and New Zealand.In England they may be found in East Anglia in the dense forest landscape of the Breckland as well as Tresco on the Isles of Scilly.
Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)

 

 

Lady Amherst Pheasant
(Chrysolophus amherstiae)

Common Name: Lady Amherst Pheasant
Scientific Name: Chrysolophus amherstiae
Clutch Size: 5 to 12 eggs
Incubation Period: 21 to 23 days
Habitation: The species is native to southwestern China and far northern Myanmar, but has been introduced elsewhere, and has established a self-supporting, but now believed extinct, feral population in England, the stronghold of which was in West Bedfordshire.
Conservation Status: Least Concern (IUCN 3.1)

 

 

Swinehoe Pheasant
(Lophura swinhoii)

Common Name: Swinehoe Pheasant
Scientific Name: Lophura swinhoii
Clutch Size: 2 to 6 eggs
Incubation Period: 25 to 28 days
Habitation: This pheasant has a small population in a limited range which is shrinking due to habitat degradation. Logging is a problem. It was hunted in the past and some populations were extirpated in the 1960s and 1970s. Today its global population is estimated to be over 10,000 individuals.
Conservation Status: Near Threatened (IUCN 3.1) Some populations are secure within protected areas, but others may be declining. Alongside the Mikado pheasant and Taiwan magpie, they are sometimes unofficially considered national symbols of Taiwan, which has helped in their conservation and protection.

 

 

Great Argus Pheasant
(Argusianus argus)

Common Name: Great Argus Pheasant
Scientific Name: Argusianus argus
Clutch Size: 2 to 4 eggs
Incubation Period: 30 days
Habitation: This pheasant's natural habitat can be found in the jungles of Borneo, Sumatra and Malay Peninsula in Southeast Asia, where it can be seen feeding on the forest floors in the early mornings and evenings
Conservation Status: Listed as a CITES II, a near-threatened species, the primary threat to survival is habitat destruction and hunting in some areas

 

 

Palawan Peacock-Pheasant
(Polyplectron napoleonis)

Common Name: Palawan Peacock- Pheasant
Scientific Name: Polyplectron napoleonis
Clutch Size: 2 eggs
Incubation Period: 19 to 21 days
Habitation: Endemic to the Philippines, the Palawan peacock-pheasant is found in the humid forests of Palawan Island in the southern part of the Philippine archipelago
Conservation Status: Due to ongoing habitat loss, small population size and limited range as well as hunting and capture for trade, the Palawan peacock-pheasant is classified as Vulnerable in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It is listed on Appendix I of CITES

 

 

Grey Peacock Pheasant
(Polyplectron bicalcaratum)

Common Name: Grey Peacock Pheasant
Scientific Name: Polyplectron bicalcaratum
Clutch Size: 2 eggs
Incubation Period: 21 days
Habitation: The tropical forests of south-east Asia
Conservation Status: Well established; the most commonly seen of the genus in captivity

 

 

Brown Eared Pheasant
(Crossoptilon mantchuricum)

Common Name: Brown Eared Pheasant
Scientific Name: Crossoptilon mantchuricum
Clutch Size: 5 to 8 eggs
Incubation Period: 26 to 27 days
Habitation: Northeastern China
Conservation Status: Endangered. Brown Eared are fairly common in aviculture and recent importations should help the American captive gene pool.

 

 

Szechuan White Eared Pheasant
(Crossoptilon crossoptilon crossoptilon)

Common Name: White Eared Pheasant
Scientific Name: Crossoptilon crossoptilon crossoptilon
Clutch Size: 4 to 7 eggs
Incubation Period: 24 to 25 days
Habitation: China, from southeastern Tibet and western Szechuan, southern Qinghai, northwestern Yunnan
Conservation Status: Vulnerable, habitat loss and hunting has taken toll in many areas of range

 

 

Drouynii White Eared Pheasant
(Crossoptilon crossoptilon)

Common Name: White Eared Pheasant
Scientific Name: Crossoptilon crossoptilon
Clutch Size: 4 to 7 eggs
Incubation Period: 24 to 25 days
Habitation: China, from southeastern Tibet and western Szechuan, southern Qinghai, northwestern Yunnan
Conservation Status: Vulnerable, habitat loss and hunting has taken toll in many areas of range

 

 

Cheer Pheasant
(Catreus wallichii)

Common Name: Cheer Pheasant
Scientific Name: Catreus wallichii
Clutch Size: 10 to 11 eggs
Incubation Period: 26 days
Habitation: Native to the southern foothills of the western Himalayas, from north Pakistan, through Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttaranchal, India, east to central Nepal.
Conservation Status: Vulnerable

 

 

 

 

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