Blue Eared Pheasant

Blue Eared Pheasant
Common Name: Blue Eared Pheasant
Scientific Name: Crossoptilon auritum
Clutch Size: 6-12 eggs
Incubation Period: 26 days
Habitation: Native to the mountains of central China, the Blue Eared pheasant does best in rocky and sparsely covered terrain. Being a larger bird, above average pen size is best.
Conservation Status: The Blue Eared Pheasant is listed as “Least Concern” on the IUCN Conservation scale meaning it is not a threatened or endangered species at the time.

Brown Eared Pheasant

Brown Eared Pheasant
Common Name: Brown Eared Pheasant
Scientific Name: Crossoptilon mantchuricum
Clutch Size: 5-8 eggs
Incubation Period: 28 days
Habitation: The rarest of the eared pheasants, the Brown Eared Pheasant is native to the forests of northern China. Dense overhead coverage is best for this pheasant along with ground coverage such as pine needles or bamboo leaves.
Conservation Status: The Brown Eared Pheasant is listed as “Vulnerable” on the IUCN Conservation scale meaning the species is becoming threatened, mainly because of deforestation in northern China. Numerous conservation and tree management programs have been established since 2001 which has helped increase the population of this pheasant.

Cheer Pheasant

Cheer Pheasant
Common Name: Cheer Pheasant
Scientific Name: Catreus wallichii
Clutch Size: 9-12 eggs
Incubation Period: 26 days
Habitation: The Cheer Pheasant is found in the Himalayan region of India and does well with shrubs and little to no ground coverage.
Conservation Status: The Cheer Pheasant is listed as “Vulnerable” on the IUCN Conservation scale meaning the species is becoming threatened, mainly due to habitation loss. Attempts to reintroduce captive bred Cheer Pheasants into the wild have so far been unsuccessful.

Crawfurd’s Pheasant

Crawfurd's Pheasant
Common Name: Crawfurd’s Pheasant
Scientific Name: Lophura leucomelanos Crawfurdi
Clutch Size: 6-9 eggs
Incubation Period: 22 days
Habitation: The Cradfurd’s Pheasant is found in the mountainous forests of southeast Asia. Overhead coverage with little to no ground coverage is best for this pheasant.
Conservation Status: The Crawfurd’s Pheasant is listed as “Least Concern” on the IUCN Conservation scale meaning it is not a threatened or endangered species at the time.

Elliot’s Pheasant

Elliot's Pheasant
Common Name: Elliot’s Pheasant
Scientific Name: Syrmaticus ellioti
Clutch Size: 6-8 eggs
Incubation Period: 25 days
Habitation: The Elliot’s Pheasant is native to southeast China. Overhead coverage with a mulched ground is best for this pheasant.
Conservation Status: The Elliot’s Pheasant is listed as “Near Threatened” on the IUCN Conservation scale due to the loss of habitat although recent studies show no significant loss in population at this time.

Germain’s Peacock Pheasant

Germain's Peacock Pheasant
Common Name: Germain’s Peacock Pheasant
Scientific Name: Polyplectron germaini
Clutch Size: 2 eggs
Incubation Period: 22 days
Habitation: The Germain’s Peacock Pheasant is native to the forests of southern Indochina. Overhead coverage large enough for perching with a dirt flooring is best for this pheasant.
Conservation Status: The Germain’s Peacock Pheasant is listed as “Near Threatened” on the IUCN Conservation scale due to deforestation, the global population of wild species is estimated at 10,000.

Grey Peacock Pheasant

Grey Peacock Pheasant
Common Name: Grey Peacock Pheasant
Scientific Name: Polyplectron bicalcaratum
Clutch Size: 2 eggs
Incubation Period: 21 days
Habitation: The Grey Peacock Pheasant is native to the hill forests of southeast Asia. Overhead coverage large enough for perching with a grassy ground coverage is best for this pheasant.
Conservation Status: The Grey Peacock Pheasant is listed as “Least Concern” on the IUCN Conservation scale meaning it is not a threatened or endangered species at the time.

Horsefield Pheasant

Horsefield Pheasant
Common Name: Horsefield Pheasant
Scientific Name: Lophura leucomelanos lathami
Clutch Size: 6-9 eggs
Incubation Period: 22 days
Habitation: The Horsefield Pheasant is a subspecies of the Kalij Pheasant and is found native to Bhutan, India and Myanmar. Overhead coverage with sparse but dense shrubbery is best for this pheasant.
Conservation Status: The Horsefield Pheasant is listed as “Least Concern” on the IUCN Conservation scale meaning it is not a threatened or endangered species at the time.

Hume’s Bartail Pheasant

Hume's Bartail Pheasant
Common Name: Hume’s Bartail Pheasant
Scientific Name: Syrmaticus humiae
Clutch Size: 6-11 eggs
Incubation Period: 27 days
Habitation: The Hume’s Bartail Pheasant is found in the forests of China, India and Thailand.Light Ground coverage with sparse shrubbery is best for this pheasant.
Conservation Status: The Hume’s Bartail Pheasant is listed as “Near Threatened” on the IUCN Conservation scale due to over hunting and loss of habitat.

Ijima Copper Pheasant

Ijima Copper Pheasant
Common Name: Ijima Copper Pheasant
Scientific Name: Syrmaticus soemmerringi ijimae
Clutch Size: 6-12 eggs
Incubation Period: 24 days
Habitation: The Ijima Copper Pheasant is a subspecies of the Copper Pheasant and is native to Kyushu.Light Ground coverage with shrubbery is best for this pheasant.
Conservation Status: The Ijima Copper Pheasant is listed as “Near Threatened” on the IUCN Conservation scale due to over hunting.

Lady Amherst Pheasant

Lady Amherst Pheasant
Common Name: Lady Amherst Pheasant
Scientific Name: Chrysolophus amherstiae
Clutch Size: 6-12 eggs
Incubation Period: 24 days
Habitation: The Lady Amherst Pheasant is native to China and Myanmar and prefers dense overhead coverage with think undergrowth.
Conservation Status: The Lady Amherst Pheasant is listed as “Least Concern” on the IUCN Conservation scale meaning it is not a threatened or endangered species at the time.

Mikado Pheasant

Mikado Pheasant
Common Name: Mikado Pheasant
Scientific Name: Syrmaticus mikado
Clutch Size: 5-10 eggs
Incubation Period: 27 days
Habitation: The Mikado Pheasant is native to the mountains of Taiwan and prefers some shrubbery with medium ground coverage.
Conservation Status: The Mikado Pheasant is listed as “Near Threatened” on the IUCN Conservation scale due to previous over hunting but is now protected in China.

Red Gold Pheasant

Red Gold Pheasant
Common Name: Red Gold Pheasant
Scientific Name: Chrysolophus pictus
Clutch Size: 5-12 eggs
Incubation Period: 23 days
Habitation: The Red Gold Pheasant is native to the mountains and forests of China. This pheasant is highly adaptive to its environment and makes a great bird for beginners.
Conservation Status:The Red Gold Pheasant is listed as “Least Concern” on the IUCN Conservation scale meaning it is not a threatened or endangered species at the time.

Siamese Fireback Pheasant

Siamese Fireback Pheasant
Common Name: Siamese Fireback Pheasant
Scientific Name: Lophura diardi
Clutch Size: 5-8 eggs
Incubation Period: 24 days
Habitation: The Siamese Fireback Pheasant can be found throughout the forests of southeast Asia. This pheasant prefers sparse overhead coverage with little to no ground coverage.
Conservation Status: The Siamese Fireback Pheasant is listed as “Least Concern” on the IUCN Conservation scale meaning it is not a threatened or endangered species at the time.

Swinhoe Pheasant

Swinhoe Pheasant
Common Name: Swinhoe Pheasant
Scientific Name: Lophura swinhoii
Clutch Size: 2-6 eggs
Incubation Period: 25 days
Habitation: The Swinhoe Pheasant is Native to Taiwan and prefers grassy ground coverage with moderate overhead coverage.
Conservation Status: The Swinhoe Pheasant is listed as “Near Threatened” on the IUCN Conservation scale mostly due to habitat loss.

Yellow Gold Pheasant

Yellow Gold Pheasant
Common Name: Yellow Gold Pheasant
Scientific Name: Chrysolophus pictus mut. luteus
Clutch Size: 5-12 eggs
Incubation Period: 23 days
Habitation: The Yellow Gold Pheasant is considered a color mutation of the Red Gold Pheasant and does not have a population in the wild.
Conservation Status: The Yellow Gold Pheasant does not have a listing on the IUCN scale.