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Edwards’s Pheasant

Edwards’s Pheasant

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Scientific Name:

Lophura edwardsi hatinhensis


Central Vietnam


Omnivore. Grains, berries, insects, arthropods.


Habitat:  Rainforest

Incubation: 21-22 days / 4-7 eggs

Social structure: Monogamous

Weight: ~1kg

Dimensions: 58-65cm

Lifespan: ~6-10

Estimated population in the wild: 50-250

Threats: Habitat loss and fragmentation, hunting.

IUCN Status: Critically endangered

Did you know that:

Edwards' pheasant seem to love the rain, probably the only pheasant species to do so. This may be related to the fact that it seems to rain so much in their natural habitat.

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