Oriental Bird Images

Hoogerwerf's Pheasant Lophura hoogerwerfi   - Adult male
Hoogerwerf's Pheasant
Photographer : © Agus Nurza
Location :Gayo Highlands, Aceh, Sumatra, Indonesia
Date : 30 August 2016
English synonyms:Sumatran Pheasant, Atjeh Pheasant, Aceh Pheasant, Sumatran Fireback
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :Note that the pale post-ocular spot is much larger than in male Salvadori's Pheasant Lophura inornata (Jan van der Laan in litt.)
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to northern Sumatra, Indonesia.
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