Edwards’s pheasants are considered to be “critically endangered”. The main reasons for this are deforestation and hunting. It is possible that this species is already extinct in the wild, surviving only in captivity.


ClassificationOrder: Galliformes; family: Phasianids
DietSeeds, shoots, berries, tubers and insects
HabitatEvergreen forests with dense undergrowth. This species
is endemic to a small area in Central Vietnam.
Reproduction4–7 eggs, incubation: 21–25 days

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

Verbreitung Edwardsfasan