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Edwards's Pheasant Lophura edwardsi   - Adult male
Edwards's Pheasant
Photographer : © Nobuo Matsumura
Location :Tennoji Zoo, Osaka, Japan
Date : 23 March 2008
English synonyms:Annam Pheasant, Vietnamese Pheasant (
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Critically Endangered
Remarks :Captive bird.
Taxonomic Notes :Note that Vietnamese Pheasant Lophura hatinhensis is now considered a variant of Edwards's Pheasant probably as a result of inbreeding.
Hennache, A., Mahood, S.P. , Eames, J.C. and Randi, E. (2012) Lophura hatinhensis is an invalid taxon. Forktail 28: 129-135.
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