Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pheasants and Partridges :: Silver Pheasant
Silver Pheasant Lophura nycthemera
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Lewis's Silver Pheasant, Annamese Silver Pheasant, Boloven Silver Pheasant, Bel's Silver Pheasant, Berlioz's Silver Pheasant, Ruby Mines Silver Pheasant, Rippon's Silver Pheasant, Jones's Silver Pheasant, Western Silver Pheasant, Lao Silver Pheasant, Fokien Silver Pheasant, True Silver Pheasant, Hainan Silver Pheasant, Szechwan Silver Pheasant
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeE. se. Asia;
(1) Sc. China (nw. Yunnan) and ne. Burma.
(2) N. Burma in Northern Shan States between the Irrawaddy and Salween Rivers.
(3) N. Burma in the Southern Shan States between the Irrawaddy and Salween Rivers.
(4) SC. China (sw. Yunnan) s. in n. and c. Thailand (Khao Yai National Park, Chiang Mai Province) and c. Burma in the Southern Shan States between Salween and Mekong Rivers.
(5) C. China (Sichuan/Szechwan).
(6) Sc. China (se. Guizhou/Kweichow).
(7) Sc. China (se. Yunnan), n. Laos and n. Vietnam.
(8) S. China (Guangdong and Guangxi) and ne. Vietnam.
(9) Hainan Is.
(10) Se. China (nw. Fujian/Fukien and possibly Zhejiang).
(11) C. Vietnam on the w. slope of the Annamitic Mountains.
(12) C. Vietnam on the e. slope of the Annamitic Mountains.
(13) S. Laos (Bolovens Plateau).
(14) Sw. Cambodia/Kampuchea and se. Thailand.
(15) S. Vietnam.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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