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

2605 files covering
36 genera (95%)
142 species (91%)

 

    1139 videos covering
32 genera (84%)
121 species (78%)
    1322 photographs covering
34 genera (89%)
135 species (87%)
    144 sound recordings covering
29 genera (76%)
74 species (47%)
156 142 91 121 78 135 87 74 47


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