Cheer Pheasant

Cheer Pheasant

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. The Cheer Pheasant, Catreus wallichii also known as Wallich's Pheasant is an endangered species of the pheasant family, Phasianidae. It is the only member in monotypic genus Catreus. The scientific name commemorates the Danish botanist Nathaniel Wallich. The Cheer Pheasant is distributed in the highlands and scrublands of the Himalayas region of the India, Nepal, Kashmir and Pakistan. They are found mainly in the west of Nepal, Kumaon, Garhwal, Tehri Garhwal, Simla States, Bussahir, Chamba till about the Hazara District. Surveys in 1981 and 2003 in the Dhorpatan area of western Nepal established 70 calling sites, suggesting substantial numbers exist in this area. They are found mainly above 6000 feet altitude and up to 10000 feet in summer.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 68 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 4mm | 113g
  • Lect Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135814648
  • 9786135814644