Blue Eared-Pheasant

The Blue Eared Pheasant is found throughout mountain forests of central China. The diet consists mainly of berries and vegetable matters.

Picture of the Blue Eared-Pheasant has been licensed under a GFDL
Original source: Description: Blue Eared-pheasant - Source: own work - Location: Central Park Zoo, New York -
Author: self, User:Stavenn
Permission: GNU Free Documentation License

The Blue Eared-Pheasant is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Blue Eared-pheasant (Crossoptilon auritum) = French: Hokki bleu German: Blauer Ohrfasan Spanish: Faisán Orejudo Azul Other common names: Pallas's/Mongolian Eared pheasant Taxonomy: Phasianus auritus Pallas, 1811, interior of China; Sigu, Gansu. Monotypic. Distribution: C & NC China from E Qinghai E through Gansu to Inner Mongolia, and S to W Sichuan. More

The range of the Blue Eared-Pheasant borders on that of the White Eared-Pheasant in extreme northern Sichuan, from where it extends northward into Gansu and westward into Tibet. This pheasant lives in high-altitude forests. It was the last of the eared-pheasants to come into captivity from China. The first recorded birds were sent to Cleres, France in 1929. Avicultural Notes Minimum aviary size 200 sq. ft. (18. More

Blue Eared-Pheasant, Crossoptilon auritum Phasianidae (PHEASANTS & PARTRIDGES) Blue Eared-Pheasant, Crossoptilon auritum This photo was taken in: China The photo was taken by: Tang Jun , China - Tibet Travel China-Tibet Travel We do tailor made itineraries for any bird watchers who have an interest in the birds of China: Sichuan,Yunnan and Tibet. More

Picture of Crossoptilon auritum above has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike.
Original source: Emijrpbot
Author: Emijrpbot
Permission: Some rights reserved
Order : Galliformes
Family : Phasianidae
Genus : Crossoptilon
Species : auritum
Authority : (Pallas, 1811)