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Syrmaticus reevesii (Reeves's Pheasant)

Synonyms: Syrmaticus reevesi

Wikipedia Abstract

The Reeves's pheasant (Syrmaticus reevesii) is a large pheasant within the genus Syrmaticus. It is endemic to China. It is named for the British naturalist John Reeves, who first introduced live specimens to Europe in 1831.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.87365
EDGE Score: 3.56938


Adult Weight [1]  2.76 lbs (1.252 kg)
Birth Weight [1]  22 grams
Female Weight [3]  2.092 lbs (949 g)
Male Weight [3]  3.371 lbs (1.529 kg)
Weight Dimorphism [3]  61.1 %
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  10 %
Diet - Plants [2]  50 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  40 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Clutch Size [5]  7
Clutches / Year [1]  1
Incubation [4]  24 days
Maximum Longevity [6]  9 years
Snout to Vent Length [1]  4.92 feet (150 cm)


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Fanjingshan Nature Reserve V 86145 Guizhou, China  
Tianmushan Biosphere Reserve 47993 China  

Important Bird Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Mountains of Southwest China China, Myanmar No

Prey / Diet

Cotoneaster dammeri[5]
Pyracantha fortuneana (Chinese firethorn)[5]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Paguma larvata (Masked Palm Civet)1


Parasitized by 
Eucoleus annulatus <Unverified Name>[7]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


Southern Asia;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Nathan P. Myhrvold, Elita Baldridge, Benjamin Chan, Dhileep Sivam, Daniel L. Freeman, and S. K. Morgan Ernest. 2015. An amniote life-history database to perform comparative analyses with birds, mammals, and reptiles. Ecology 96:3109
2Hamish 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
3Johnsgard, PA 1986. The Pheasants of the World. Oxford University Press, Oxford
4Intrinsic aging-related mortality in birds, Robert E. Ricklefs, JOURNAL OF AVIAN BIOLOGY 31: 103–111. Copenhagen 2000
5del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
6de 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
7Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
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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