Bouquet of Pheasants

Indian Peafowl
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

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Helmeted Guineafowl
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

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Swinhoe's Pheasant              (arriving soon)
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.

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Golden Pheasant                  (arriving soon)
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

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Mikado (arriving soon)
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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