Edwards's pheasant

Edwards's pheasant

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Lophura edwardsi

Edwards's pheasant is a bird of the pheasant family Phasianidae and is endemic to the rainforests of Vietnam. It is named after the French ornithologist Alphonse Milne-Edwards and first described to science in 1896 The bird's length is 58–65 centimetres and has red legs and facial skin. The male is mainly blue-black with a crest, and the female is a drab brown bird. The alarm call is a puk!-puk!-puk!.

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1. Edwards's pheasant Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edwards's_pheasant
2. Edwards's pheasant on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/45354985/129928203

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