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Cheer Pheasant or Wallich's Pheasant - Catreus wallichii by dhruvaraj. Wallich's Pheasant Alternate name
Catreus wallichii  Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Phasianidae Family   
Male 90-118cm   Female 61-76cm               Length
Temperate:- grassland, shrubland 1,200 - 3,250 m Habitat
6-12 eggs May-June and September incubated by female, male helps with rearing and protecting chicks. Clutch Eggs
Variety of plant material and small creatures. Food    Diet
Often seen in family groups.  Habits
263 World No
Vulnerable      BirdLife Preventing Extinctions Status

view photos Photo October 27, 2008 by dhruvaraj all rights reserved

Hume and Marshall, 1880, Gamebirds of India, Burmah, Ceylon.

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