Cambodia, China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam
Omnivore. Fruits, berries, seeds, worms, insects.
Habitat: Mountainous forests, grasslands.
Incubation: 25-26 days / 6-9 eggs
Social structure: polygamous groups of one male and up to 5 females.
Weight: male 2000g max, female 1300g max
Dimensions: male 125cm max, female 71cm max
Estimated population in the wild: Widespread and common
Threats: Ongoing habitat destruction and unsustainable levels of hunting
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Did you know that:
- It takes at least 2 years for the male to reach its full adult plumage.
- Their noticeable bright red face wattles are used during courtship