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Polyplectron napoleonis (Palawan Peacock-Pheasant)

Synonyms: Polyplectron emphanum

Wikipedia Abstract

The Palawan peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron napoleonis) is a medium-sized (up to 50 cm long) bird in the family Phasianidae. The Palawan peacock-pheasant is featured prominently in the culture of the indigenous peoples of Palawan. The bird is also depicted in the official seal of the city of Puerto Princesa.
View Wikipedia Record: Polyplectron napoleonis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.21068
EDGE Score: 3.49173


Adult Weight [1]  379 grams
Female Weight [1]  322 grams
Male Weight [1]  436 grams
Weight Dimorphism [1]  35.4 %
Female Maturity [2]  2 years
Male Maturity [2]  1 year
Clutch Size [3]  2
Incubation [2]  19 days
Maximum Longevity [2]  15 years


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Palawan rain forests Philippines Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Malampaya Sound Protected Landscape/Seascape 496158 Philippines      
Palawan Biosphere Reserve 2843689 Philippines  
Palawan Game Refuge 1886402 Philippines  

Important Bird Areas

BirdLife Species Factsheet: View Factsheet
Name Location  IBA Criteria   Website   Climate   Land Use 
Mount Mantalingahan Philippines A1, A2
Victoria and Anepahan Ranges Philippines A1, A2

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Philippines Philippines Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Al Bustan Zoological Center
Alexandria Zoological Park
Artis Zoo
Audubon Zoo
Birdland Park & Gardens
Blackbrook Zoological Park
BREC's Baton Rouge Zoo
Bristol Zoo Gardens
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
Central Florida Zoological Park
Cologne Zoo
Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust
El Paso Zoo
Harewood Bird Garden at Leeds
Honolulu Zoo
Inokashira Park Zoo
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Miami Metrozoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny w Lodz
Mill Mountain Zoo
Moscow Zoological Park
Museum de Besancon
North of England Zoological Society
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo
Osaka Municipal Tennoji Zool. Gdns.
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Parc Paradisio S.A.
Parc Zoologic de Barcelona
Phoenix Zoo
Rosamond Gifford Zoo at Burnet Park
Rotterdam Zoo
Saint Louis Zoological Park
Saitama Children's Zoo
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Diego Zoo
Santa Barbara Zoological Gardens
St. Augustine Alligator Farm
Tama Zoological Park
Tennessee Aquarium
The Pheasant Foundation (OHBG)
The Philadelphia Zoo
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens
Tiergarten Bernburg
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Ueno Zoological Gardens
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifauna
Wadi Al Safa Wildlife Centre
Wild Animal Park Mechelen Planckendael
Wilhelma Zoo
Woodland Park Zoological Gardens
Yokohama Zool. Gardens
Zoo Atlanta
Zoo Krefeld GmbH
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoobotanico de Jerez
Zoological Society of London
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen
Zoologischer Garten Frankfurt

Range Map

Southern Asia;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Wildlife As Canon Sees It
2de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
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
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
Biological Inventories of the World's Protected Areas in cooperation between the Information Center for the Environment at the University of California, Davis and numerous collaborators.
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