Atlas of Pheasants: genus Lophura

Atlas of Pheasants: genus Lophura

Scientific classification - Lophura spp.

Kingdom: Animals
Phylum: Cordati
Subphylum: Vertebrates
Class: Birds
Order: Galliformi
Family: Phasianides
Genus: Lophura

Group of pheasants characterized by a rather quarrelsome and combative character, both towards their own kind and towards those who raise them.

Morphological characteristics

Medium-sized birds with evident sexual dimorphism are characterized by the presence of an evident mask of bare skin on the sides of the face.

Silver pheasant Lophura nycthemera (photo

Swinhoe pheasant Lophura swinhoii (photo PHD White

Video: Animal Liberation Front kills thousands of pheasants (January 2022).