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Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Hume's Pheasant (Syrmaticus humiae) - HBW 2, p. 540

French: Faisan de Hume German: Burmafasan Spanish: Faisán de Hume
Other common names: Mrs Hume's/Bar-tailed/Black-necked Bar-tailed Pheasant

Taxonomy: Calophasis humiae Hume, 1881, Manipur, north eastern India.
Has been placed in genus Calophasis. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • humiae (Hume, 1881) - mountains of extreme NE India E to R Irrawaddy in Burma.
  • burmanicus (Oates, 1898) - CS China (SW Yunnan and Guangxi) and E Burma (E of R Irrawaddy) SE to N Thailand.

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