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Cheer Pheasant Catreus wallichii   - Female
Cheer Pheasant
Photographer : © Padmanav Kundu
Location :Munsiyari, Pithoragarh District, Uttarakhand, India
Date : 10 June 2018
English synonyms:Chir Pheasant, Wallich's Pheasant
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :Habitat: Steep hillside with short trees and lots of rocks in the high mountains. - PK
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Indian Subcontinent (India & Nepal; formerly Pakistan).
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