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Reeve's Pheasant

(Syrmaticus reevesi)

        The Magnificent Reeves' Pheasant is one off the most popular and common of all the pheasants in captivity and is certainly the most numerous of the genus. The tail of the cock bird can grow to a length of five feet.

        The Reeves' Pheasant comes from central northern China where it lives in the forested mountain from 1,000 to 6,000 feet. In 1989 this species were seriously declining in the wild.


Status in Captivity: Numerous

Full Adult Plumage: First Year

Egg Clutch Size: 7-14 Eggs

Incubation Period: 25 Days

Feeding Habits: Normal Pheasant Diet.