French: Tétraophase de Verreaux German: Braunkehl-Keilschwanzhuhn Spanish: Perdiz faisán gorjioscura
Other common names:
J. P. Verreaux
east Tibet = Mupin, Sichuan, China
Mountains of E Tibetan Plateau in E Qinghai, C Gansu and N & W Sichuan (C China).
c. 47–48 cm; one male 938 g, two females 720 g and 840 g. Present species and allopatric T. szechenyii are amongst the most pheasant-like perdicines, with long... read more
Similar to T. szechenyii; a loud mix of raucous, guttural, bubbling and grating notes;... read more
Upper mixed broadleaf/coniferous forest, rhododendron and juniper scrub, and alpine meadows between... read more
Food and feeding
Major constituents of diet reported to be leaves, flowers, seeds and roots. No other information available, though reported to be tame in... read more
Very poorly known, but is reported to nest both on ground and in trees. Non-cooperative breeder, unlike T. szechenyii. Lays 3... read more
No information available, other than that territory size varies from 43 ha to 59 ha and a radio-... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Mace Lande: insufficient information. Previously considered Near Threatened. Legally protected species in China, where listed in Red... read more
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