Originally discovered in 1895, nothing more was heard of them until 1923 when Dr. Delacour went on an expedition to central Vietnam. A number of pairs were trapped and a total of fifteen birds where shipped and successfully bred in the US.
Status in Captivity: Reasonable, but vulnerable due to inbreeding.
Full Adult Plumage: First Year
Egg Clutch Size: 4-7 Eggs
Incubation Period: 22 Days
Feeding Habits: Non vegetarian, grain products