Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Lady Amherst's Pheasant (Chrysolophus amherstiae) - HBW 2, p. 544

French: Faisan de Lady Amherst German: Diamantfasan Spanish: Faisán de Lady Amherst

Taxonomy: Phasianus Amherstiae Leadbeater, 1829, Mountains of Cochinchina; error = Yunnan.

Distribution: NE Burma, extreme SE Tibet and SW China (from W Sichuan S to Yunnan and W Guizhou). Introduced very locally to British Is.