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Bouquet of Pheasants

Indian Peafowl
Pavo cristatus

The largest members of the pheasant family. Males get their full train at age 4. At age 1 they begin to practice displaying and working on their dance moves to impress the ladies.

Conservation Status:
IUCN Least Concern
Helmeted Guineafowl
Numida meleagris

These native African birds can fly but prefer to walk. They are social birds with many different calls and sounds.

Conservation Status:
IUCN Least Concern
Swinhoe's Pheasant (arriving soon)
Lophura swinhoii


An unofficial symbol of its native Taiwan because its feathers are the colour of the flag-red, white and blue. It's named after British naturalist Robert Swinhoe.

Conservation Status:
IUCN Near Threatened Due to deforestation and heavy hunting in the past.
Golden Pheasant (arriving soon)
Chrysolophus pictus

An artist's inspiration-this bird is prominent in both ancient and modern Chinese art.
Their feathers were used to adorn headdresses, swords and other wares.

Conservation Status:
IUCN Least Concern
Mikado (arriving soon)
Syrmaticus Mikado

The males dance sideways to impress the females after attracting her with wing whirring and sharp calls.

Conservation Status:
IUCN Near Threatened
Due to hunting and habitat loss.
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