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Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Cheer Pheasant (Catreus wallichii) - HBW 2, p. 539

French: Faisan de Wallich German: Schopffasan Spanish: Faisán Chir
Other common names: Chir/Wallich's Pheasant

Taxonomy: Lophophorus (Phasianus) Wallichii Hardwicke, 1827, Almora, India.
Monotypic.

Distribution: Himalayas from extreme E Afghanistan and NE Pakistan to WC Nepal.