Palawan Peacock Pheasant

Palawan Peacock Pheasant

Palawan Peacock Pheasant
Polyplectron napoleonis


CLASS
Aves
ORDER
Galliformes
FAMILY
Phasianidae

Range

Palawan Island in central Philippines


Habitat

Deep forests


Diet

Worms and insects

Weight

MALE Avg. 21 oz.
FEMALE Avg. 18 oz.

Size

MALE Avg. 20 in.
FEMALE Avg. 16 in.

Incubation

18 - 20 days

Clutch

2 eggs

IUCN Status

Vulnerable

Facts

  • Considered to be most beautiful of the peacock pheasants
  • The male struts and displays to the female with courtship feeding by spreading the feathers of its lower neck and mantle.
  • Ground dwelling bird.
  • Breeding pairs are typically monogamous, and both parents help rear the chicks.

 

Conservation

Vulnerable

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Address

Alexandria Zoo
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Alexandria, LA 71301
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