Bulwer's Pheasant

Bulwer's Pheasant is sexually dimorphic. Males have a total length of about 80 centimetres , and are black-plumaged with a maroon breast, crimson legs, a pure white tail of long, curved feathers, and bright blue facial skin with two wattles that conceal the sides of its head. Females have a total length of about 55 centimetres , and are an overall dull brown colour with red legs and blue facial skin.

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The Bulwer's Pheasant is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Bulwer's Pheasant (Lophura bulweri) is also known as Bulwer's Wattled Pheasant, the Wattled Pheasant, or the White-tailed Wattled Pheasant. It is a Southeast Asian bird in the Phasianidae family; endemic to the forests of Borneo. It is currently listed as Vulnerable by the IUCN. More

of Bulwer's pheasants could help raise awareness of its conservation needs in Borneo, but the difficulty of captive breeding is a serious constraint (9). View information on this species at the UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre. Find out more - For more information on Bulwer’s pheasant see: * BirdLife International. (2001) Threatened Birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. More

Due to logging and clearing for agriculture, the Bulwer's Pheasant is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The male performs a remarkable mating display during which he enlarges his wattles, and raises and spreads his striking white tail (featured to the right). Even though this dance is specifically geared to attract females, males may also display for each other. The name commemorates the English naturalist James Bulwer. More

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Rowden, who has been conducting his Bulwer's pheasant studies in the Malaysian province of Sarawak since 2001, said the loss of forest there is less severe—at least the parks are protected. "But a lot of the areas outside of the protected areas are being harvested right up to the border," Rowden said. More

Order : Galliformes
Family : Phasianidae
Genus : Lophura
Species : bulweri
Authority : (Sharpe, 1874)