French: Faisan prélat German: Prälatfasan Spanish: Faisán siamés
E Myanmar through N, C & SE Thailand, C & S Laos and N & C Cambodia to C & S Vietnam.
Male c. 80 cm (tail 33–36 cm), one bird 1420 g; female c. 60 cm (tail 22–26 cm), 680–1025 g. Male distinctive, with mostly grey upperparts, large wattles... read more
Male gives loud whistling call in advertisement and a repeated “pee-yu pee-yu”; male... read more
A lowland forest resident. In Thailand and Laos, inhabits primary and secondary evergreen forest,... read more
Food and feeding
Believed to be omnivorous, feeding on a variety of fallen fruits and berries, and also insects, worms, small land crabs, etc. Also claimed... read more
Mating system apparently polygamous, with dominant male largely monopolizing proximity, and therefore access to all the females in a group... read more
No information available.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Previously considered Near Threatened. Mace Lande: vulnerable. Based on a recent population estimate for whole of Thailand of c. 5000... read more
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