Estimated prices in Australia are listed below (these prices are for young birds, fully coloured breeding pairs cost more). The chicks hatch after about 25 days. Yellow Tit and red-footed mountain chicken. At ~ 20 inches (50 cm) in average length, females are smaller than males. Wings and tail dark chestnut. Females will lay a clutch of 3 to 8 glossy-pink eggs with an incubation period of 25 days. Golden Pheasants $60/pr. Males display by bobbing their heads, jumping, and fluttering the wings, keeping their white crests and red wattles raised. Local common names include:  blue pheasant, mountain chicken The female are a mottled brown throughout for camouflage. Swinhoe's Pheasant: Scientific (Lophura swinhoii) Order: GALLIFORMES: Family (Latin) Phasianidae: Family (English) Pheasants & Allies: Other name(s) Faisán de Swinhoe, Swinhoe's Pheasant, Faisán de Formosa: Breeding Regions: OR: Breeding Range Subregions: Taiwan: Nonbreeding Range Subregions: Countries (BETA)map: Taiwan, IOC 9.1 Subspecies Incubation for Swinhoe is about 25 days. Heavy hunting pressure was a problem in the past. Possible to breed in first year but best to wait until two years. The temperature should be set to 99.8°F, humidity-wet bulb 82 with humidity adjusted periodically depending on development of the air space shown by candling. The hen leads the predator away, then returns and gathers the young together. Swinhoe Pheasants are usually fertile at 1 year of age, with the breeding season beginning in April and ending in September. These pheasants are now protected from international trade by CITES. The nests are built in well hidden locationson a tree, where it is well hidden by vegetation, or under a large shelter where it is protected from rain and predators. Delacour mentions of a cinnamon colored bird that was hatched years ago in France, but nothing more has been written on the matter and it is likely this mutation has bred out. Male gives wing-whirring display during the breeding season, from March to July. Swinhoe males can at times become aggressive towards their keeper or other birds. On the final day of incubation, each egg is placed in its own oval wire mesh hatching basket (6" x 3" x 3") and set in a hatcher. ). The shoulders are a dark, shimmering maroon, and they have conspicuous crimson-red legs and face wattles. reduced red facial wattles. from 300–2,800 m. Shy and alert, with varied diet of acorns, berries, flower pressures on habitat. Females will lay a clutch of 3 to 8 glossy-pink eggs with an incubation period of 25 days. The middle tail feathers are body color with brown barring and the outer tail feathers on both sides are reddish brown. Swinhoe Pheasants are usually fertile at 1 year of age, with the breeding season starting in April and going through September. The male averages 28 inches (70 cm) in body length. It is easier to maintain sanitation in the brooders if the pens have wire bottoms. Once they are off the heat for a few weeks, you can move the chicks out to a grassy pen with a heated shelter. The males love to display and look quite impressive when they are strutting around or beating their wings. These pheasants feed by digging and their natural diet consists of seeds, plant material, acorns, berries, flower buds, leaves, and occasionally insects such as earthworms, millipedes, termites. Ecology Swinhoe’s Pheasants breed in the spring. barring on wings. The population Nepal Kalij Pheasants $70/pr This pheasant can be found in the mountains of central Taiwan, where it inhabits undisturbed primary broadleaved forest and mature secondary forest at ~1,000 ft - 7,000 ft (~300 - 2,000 m). Swinhoe Pheasants $70/pr. Chinese Crested Tern Hardy and easy for beginners. Thanks to the establishment of nature reserves and national parks, and the reintroduction of captive-bred birds, wild numbers are now stable in the protected areas, but may be declining elsewhere due to hunting and habitat loss. Conservation Association of R.O.C. and wattles are red. Initially, you can place a clutch in a brooder pen of about 18" dimensions. They usually start to breed in their second year, but first year birds are often fertile. They tend to feed in the early morning and late afternoon hours, along trail edges in herbaceous ground cover. Two or three days after hatching, the chicks are able to venture out of their nest on their own. Nests near the foot of a tree or under a rock. After a few days, you can separate them and place them into 2' x 4' baby pens for about a week; then for the next 7 to 9 weeks, they should be placed in a larger pen of 2' x 6' dimensions. Eggs should be pulled shortly after they are laid (most certainly within 24 hours). The species vanished Clutch size 3–8 eggs; incubation period 25 days.   Females are smaller and much plainer. This pheasant was named after the British ornithologist Robert Swinhoe, who first discovered this species in 1862. Where food sources are plentiful, Swinhoe's Pheasants often occur in groups. These birds do pair up, so 1 male should be kept with 1 female. upper back and elongated central tail feathers silvery-white. The Swinhoe's Pheasant is considered globally near … Swinhoe’s Pheasant is considered globally Near-threatened. Either alterations to the importation of viable bloodlines needs to be made or it is highly likely that this species will become extinct in Australia. Lacks crest and has Males display by bobbing their heads, jumping, and fluttering the wings, keeping their white crests and red wattles raised. After they are toughened up, they are moved to an outside chick pen. To date there has been little success breeding pure offspring across the minuscule number of birds in Australia. They require a roomy aviary with lots of cover, but a minimal shelter is needed as they are very hardy and can withstand both extremes of temperature. From April to September, the pheasants may appear in pairs or you may see a hen with chicks or a group of immature birds. Each species account is written by leading ornithologists and provides detailed information on bird distribution, migration, habitat, diet, sounds, behavior, breeding, current population status, and conservation.