Galliformes

Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

HBW 2, p. 434

  • Small to large terrestrial birds, with plump body, short, stout bill, short, rounded wings and short or very long tail; plumage drab or spectacular.
  • Old World, with greatest diversity in SE Asia and Africa.
  • Open areas or forest, from sea-level up to snow-line.
  • 38 genera, 156 species, 399 taxa.
  • 32 species threatened; 1, probably 2, species extinct since 1600.
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38 genera, 156 species

2925 files covering
36 genera (95%)
143 species (92%)

 

    1218 videos covering
33 genera (87%)
125 species (80%)
    1544 photographs covering
35 genera (92%)
137 species (88%)
    163 sound recordings covering
29 genera (76%)
79 species (51%)
156 143 92 125 80 137 88 79 51


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