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The Blue-crowned Motmot (Momotus momota) is a species of bird found in eastern Mexico, Central America, northern and southern South America, and Trinidad and Tobago. Its natural habitat is dense forests and woodlands. There are several species conspeci...

The Greater Scaup (Aythya marila) or just Scaup in Europe, is a species diving duck found in northern Arctic and sub-Arctic North America and Asia. Its habitat is lakes and bogs on the tundra and at the northern limits of the boreal forest. These birds...

The Common Pochard (Aythya ferina) is a species of diving duck found in temperate and northern Europe into Asia. Their habitat is marshes and lakes that are more than 3 feet in depth. They are migratory, and winter in southern Europe and points west. I...

The Horned Screamer (Anhima cornuta) is a species of bird native to the wetlands of tropical South America. It is found in lowlands from Colombia and Venezuela south to Brazil and eastern Bolivia. It is now extinct in Trinidad. Despite having declined...

The Southern Screamer (Chauna torquata) also known as the Crested Screamer, is a bird species found in Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. Its habitat is swamps, estuaries, and pool coasts. It is a permanent resident and non-migrato...

The Palawan Peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron napoleonis) also known as the Napoleon Peacock-pheasant, is a species of pheasant endemic to the Philippines. Its habitat is the humid forests of Palawan Island in the southernmost part of the Philippine Islan...

The Congo Peafowl (Afropavo congensis) is a species of peafowl that is native to lowland rainforests of the Congo River Basin in the central part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. It was first recorded as a species in 1936 by Dr. James Chapin ba...

The Golden Pheasant (Chrysolophus pictus) also known as the Chinese Pheasant, is a parrot-like gamebird native to areas of western China. It has been introduced to the United Kingdom and other areas. Its habitat is dense, dark, young, coniferous forest...

The Elliot's Pheasant (Syrmaticus ellioti) also known as Bar-backed Pheasant, is native to China. It is found in evergreen and mountain forests in altitudes up to 6,200 feet. Due to habitat loss and hunting, this species is evaluated as vulnerable on t...

The Great Argus (Argusianus argus) is a species of pheasant found in the jungles of Borneo, Sumatra and Malay Peninsula in southeast Asia. Due to habitat loss and hunting in some areas, the Great Argus is evaluated as Near Threatened on the IUCN Red Li...

The Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus) also known as the Impeyan Monal or Impeyan Pheasant, is a species of bird found in the pheasant family Phasianidae. It is native to eastern Afghanistan through the Himalayas including Kashmir region of Northe...

The Blood Pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus) is a species of pheasant that has 15 different subspecies. It is found in the mountains of Nepal, Sikkim, Tibet, northern Burma and northwest regions of China. Its habitat is mainly coniferous or mixed forests an...

The Temminck's Tragopan (Tragopan temminckii) is a species of pheasant that is distributed in the forests of northern South Asia, from northeast India, northwest Vietnam, Tibet and northern provinces of China. It is widespread and common throughout its...

The Cape Francolin (Francolinus capensis) is a species of pheasant from the family Phasianidae. It is native to the southwestern Cape of South Africa. Its habitat is scrubby open areas that are usually close to running water. Undisturbed specimens may ...

The Greater Sage-grouse (Centrocercus urophasianus) is the largest species of grouse found in North America. It occurs in the western United States and in Canada in southern Alberta and southern Saskatchewan. Its habitat is semiarid country sagebrush. ...

The Black-tailed Native-hen (Gallinula ventralis)is a species of bird in the rail family, Rallidae. It is native to Australia and New Zealand. This species is nomadic, following seasonal water sources. It is found year round living near fresh and brack...

The Dusky Moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa) is a species of bird in the rail family Rallidae. It is found in Australia, New Guinea and Indonesia. Its habitat is wetlands with a preference for freshwater marshes. It will forage on rubbish tips, and is gener...

The Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra), also known just as Coot, is a species of bird in the rail and crake family Rallidae. It is found across much of the Old World on freshwater lakes and ponds. In the mild parts of its range it is mainly resident. Cooler c...

The Red-knobbed Coot (Fulica cristata), also known as the Crested Coot, is a species of bird in the rail and crake family Rallidae. It is resident across much of Africa and in southernmost Spain during the breeding season. Its habitat is freshwater lak...

The Painted Bush Quail (Perdicula erythrorhyncha) is a species of quail found in India. It is found in hill forests and it moves along hillsides in small coveys of about 6-10 birds. It comes out from cover along open grassy patches or on forest roads t...