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What Peahens Want
2013-07-25 14:55:11

A team of biologists has gained new insight into what a typical peahen may be looking for in her colorful mate.

Distinctive Male Peacock Love Call Allures Females From Afar
2012-12-21 12:05:04

The distinctive sound made by male peacocks just before mating attracts female voyeurs for reasons currently unknown.

2011-08-12 14:57:00

The Peacock Parade gives its members access to luxury labels at insider prices To view the Social Media Release, click here: http://smr.newswire.ca/en/the-peacock-parade/canadian-luxury-flash-sale-web-site-has-launched TORONTO, Aug.

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2011-04-28 09:22:03

Male peacock tail plumage and courtship antics likely influence their success at attracting and mating with females.

2010-09-15 08:22:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission has slated 108,000 ring-necked pheasants for release on public lands throughout the Commonwealth for the upcoming small game hunting seasons, including 16,800 birds for the junior only season (Oct. 9-16).

2010-04-20 15:46:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., April 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners today gave final approval to hunting and trapping seasons and bag limits for 2010-11, including broad changes to deer, bear, turkey and small game seasons.


Latest Pheasants Reference Libraries

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2009-01-15 18:47:26

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 List. It is listed on Appendix II of CITES. The scientific name of the Great Argus was given by Carolus Linnaeus in reference to the many eyes-like pattern on its wings. Argus is a hundred-eyed giant in Greek mythology. The Great Argus is...

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2009-01-15 18:38:10

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 and scrub areas near the snowline. During the summer they are found at higher elevations and depending on the amount of snowfall in fall and winter, they move lower in elevation. This is the state bird of Sikkim. Its name is derived by the...

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