Originally Posted by Rachelj07
Does anyone have a list of all the types of pheasants available? I never realized there was so many different types.
Edited by spectrumranch - 1/15/10 at 10:39am
Not sure if you are looking for a complete list or just what is available for purchase in the USA.
Here is a list of Pheasants: Yes I'm sure I forgot some!
Blood Pheasants: several subspecies, very rare.
Koklass Pheasants: several subspecies, fairly available.
Western, not available in the USA
Satyr, fairly available but higher priced.
Blyths, extremely rare.
Temminck's most common of the tragopans, readily available.
Cabot, rare- becoming more available and costly.
Impeyan or Himalayan, readily available.
Chinese, not available
Sclater's, not available
Kalij Pheasants: several subspecies, fairly common. The most common ones are:
Firebacks: several subspecies. rare but available.
Malay Crested also called Mayalan or Vieillot's Fireback
Bornean Crested, Greaters and Lessers.
Wattled or Bulwer's Wattled Pheasant, extremely rare.
Swinhoe Pheasant, readily available.
Edward's Pheasant, rare but readily available.
Silver Pheasant, many subspecies of which one common type the "True Silver" is readily available.
Salvadori's Pheasant, rare
Imperial Pheasant, not available.
White Eared- Dolan's, Sichuan, Drouyni......rare but available.
Brown Eared, availalbe.
Blue Eared, the most common of the Eared pheasants.
Cheer Pheasants, available.
Long Tailed Pheasants:
Humes or Bartailed, available.
Reeve's, readily available
Copper Pheasants: rare but available, subspecies--
Ijima, most common in captivity.
Red Goldens, one of the most common pheasants in captivity.
Lady Amherst, commonly available.
Bronze Tailed, rare
Germain's, rare but available.
Malay, rare but available.
Palawan, rare but available.
Grey most common of peacock pheasants in captivity.
Crested, not available
Great, rare but available (expensive)
True Pheasants: (RINGNECKS) many subspecies of wild ringnecks, a few are:
Japanese Green (Northern, Southern, Pacific)
Blue Alaskan Snow