Species Details

@Pam Piombino

Grey Peacock Pheasant Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Polyplectron bicalcaratum
Family : Phasianidae
Order : Galliformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Peacock-Pheasant
Habitat : Dense undergrowths of evergreen forests.
Description : Male bird ( Grey Peacock Pheasant) brownish grey color,(adult bird length approximately 56cm. & weight 730gm) hair crest small. Feather of wings contain purple, green colored pattern. The diet consists mainly of seeds, termites, fruits and invertebrates. The female usually lays two eggs.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: Pam Piombino (www.inaturalist.org/people/Pam Piombino ),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Frank Lambertmore information, please contact us.