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Polyplectron bicalcaratum (Grey Peacock-Pheasant)

Wikipedia Abstract

The grey peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron bicalcaratum), also known as Burmese peacock-pheasant, is a large Asian member of the order Galliformes. It is the national bird of Myanmar.
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Infraspecies

Polyplectron bicalcaratum bakeri (Himalayan grey peacock pheasant)
Polyplectron bicalcaratum bicalcaratum (Burmese grey peacock pheasant)
Polyplectron bicalcaratum ghigii (Ghigi's grey peacock pheasant)
Polyplectron bicalcaratum katsumatae (Hainan Peacock-pheasant) (Endangered)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
3
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
16
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 3.49735
EDGE Score: 1.50349

Attributes

Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [1]  50 %
Diet - Invertibrates [1]  20 %
Diet - Plants [1]  10 %
Diet - Seeds [1]  20 %
Forages - Ground [1]  100 %
Clutch Size [3]  2
Incubation [2]  21 days

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Brahmaputra Valley semi-evergreen forests India Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Central Indochina dry forests Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Hainan Island monsoon rain forests China Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Kayah-Karen montane rain forests Myanmar, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Luang Prabang montane rain forests Laos, Thailand, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Meghalaya subtropical forests India Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Mizoram-Manipur-Kachin rain forests Myanmar, India, Bangladesh Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Annamites rain forests Laos, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Indochina subtropical forests China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northern Thailand-Laos moist deciduous forests Laos, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
South China-Vietnam subtropical evergreen forests China, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern Indochina dry evergreen forests Viet Nam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Southern Annamites montane rain forests Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Bach Ma National Park II 54733 Viet Nam
Bung Kroeng Kavia Non-hunting Area   Thailand      
Buxa Tiger Reserve Sanctuary IV 23685 West Bengal, India  
Chae Son National Park II 194441 Thailand
Daweishan Nature Reserve V 122415 Yunnan, China  
Doi Pha Chang Wildlife Sanctuary IV 144177 Thailand  
Huai Kha Khaeng Wildlife Sanctuary IV 699629 Thailand  
Kaeng Krachan National Park II 753452 Thailand
Mae Tuen Wildlife Sanctuary IV 307947 Thailand  
Medog Nature Reserve   China      
Nam Ha National Biodiversity Conservation Area VI 539941 Laos  
Nam Kong National Biodiversity Conservation Area   Laos      
Namdapha National Park II   Arunachal Pradesh, India
Om Koi Wildlife Sanctuary IV 299357 Thailand  
Phu Khieo Wildlife Sanctuary IV 391278 Thailand  
Phu Kradung National Park II 63197 Thailand
Phu Luang Wildlife Sanctuary IV 227671 Thailand  
Pu Mat National Park IV 239739 Viet Nam  
Sai Yok National Park II 235556 Thailand
Salawin National Park II 400497 Thailand
Thung Salaeng Luang National Park II 315222 Thailand
Thung Yai Naresuan Wildlife Sanctuary IV 918234 Thailand  
Umphang Wildlife Sanctuary IV 619152 Thailand  
Xishuangbanna Nature Reserve V 567531 Yunnan, China  

Important Bird Areas

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Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Dong Ampham Laos A2, A3
Hin Namno Laos A1, A2, A3
Khammouane Laos A2
Nakai Plateau Laos A1, A3, A4i
Nakai-Nam Theun Laos A1, A2, A3
Nam Chat / Nam Pan Laos A1, A2, A3
Nam Et Laos A3
Nam Ha Laos A3
Nam Xam Laos A1, A3
Phou Ahyon Laos A1, A2
Phou Dendin Laos A1
Phou Louey Laos A1, A3
Upper Xe Bangfai Laos A1, A2, A3
Upper Xe Khaman Laos A1, A2, A3

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Himalaya Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan No
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No

Emblem of

Myanmar (Burma)

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

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Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Banham Zoo Ltd.
Birdland Park & Gardens
Birmingham Nature Centre
Budapest Zool.& Botanical Garden
Harewood Bird Garden at Leeds
Hong Kong Zool. & Botanical Gardens
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Johannesburg Zoological Gardens
Khao Kheow Open Zoobicalcaratum
Little Rock Zoological Gardens
Lotherton Bird Garden
Maktoum Wildlife Centre
Montecasino Bird Gardens
Montgomery Zoo
Moscow Zoological Park
Ouwehand Zoo
Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zool. Park
Parc Zoologique De Cleres (MNHN)bicalcaratum
Skaerup Mini Zoo
Songkhla Zoo
The Pheasant Foundation (OHBG)
Touroparcghigii
Twycross Zoo
Veermata Jijabai Bhosle Udyan & Zoo
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifauna
Zoo de Fuengirola (Rain Forest SL)
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo Santo Inácio Vila Nova de Gaia
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzenbicalcaratum
Zoologischer Garten Halle GmbH
Zoologischer Garten Schmiding

Distribution

Southern Asia;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
2del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access