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Palawan Peacock-pheasant

Palawan Peacock-pheasant

Palawan Peacock-pheasant Fact Sheet

  • Latin Name

    Polyplectron emphanum
  • Class

  • Order

  • Range

    Palawan Island in the Philippines
  • Status

    The species is considered vulnerable due to deforestation.
  • Habitat

    This bird inhabits the rainforests of its native island.
  • Niche

    These forest-dwelling birds eat seeds, insects, fruits and slugs.
  • Life History

    Male Palawan peacock-pheasants attract females with their elaborate, peacock-like courtship displays. Breeding pairs are typically monogamous, and both parents help rear the chicks.


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