<<312EDDA6422D2F44B3720C108D0F8200>]>> 0000004402 00000 n It is a relatively small, short-tailed pheasant that is widespread and is fairly common in eastern Himalayas, ranging across India, Nepal, Bhutan, China and northern Myanmar. The avifauna of Sikkim include the impeyan pheasant, crimson horned pheasant, snow partridge, Tibetan snowcock, bearded vulture and griffon vulture, as well as golden eagles, quails, plovers, woodcocks, sandpipers, pigeons, Old World flycatchers, babblers and robins. 0000008551 00000 n 0000004870 00000 n He also possesses tinged wings, and the feathers of the chin and coverts are deep crimson red. 0000006295 00000 n trailer The male Blood pheasant has dark-ashy plumage above with white shafts. 0000007204 00000 n 0000008325 00000 n 0000002993 00000 n The Blood Pheasant is a relatively small, short-tailed Pheasant which is widespread and fairly common in eastern Himalayas. The Blood Pheasant is the state bird of the Indian state of Sikkim. Literacy Rate: 81.4%: Sikkim, state in India,is located in the northeastern part of the country, in the eastern Himalayas. %%EOF 0000000796 00000 n 0000003923 00000 n Watch Queue Queue. Blood Pheasant: State Flower: Dendrobium Nobile (Nobile Orchid) State Tree: Rhododendron Niveum: Population: 6,10,577: Density of Population: 86 Persons per Sq. 0000005905 00000 n 0000005728 00000 n %PDF-1.4 %���� 0000009453 00000 n Since the trend of the population appears to be slowly decreasing, the species has been evaluated as Least Concern by IUCN in 2009. 64 25 It ranges across Nepal, Bhutan, China and India where it’s the state bird of the Indian state of Sikkim. 0000025591 00000 n Watch Queue Queue The Blood Pheasant is a relatively small, short-tailed Pheasant which is widespread and fairly common in eastern Himalayas. Female birds are more uniformly colored, being overall dull brown and often with some grey on the nape. Female Blood pheasants usually lay eggs from mid-April to late June but most nests are found in May. The Blood Pheasant is a relatively small, short-tailed. The blood pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus) is the only species in genus Ithaginis of the pheasant family. 0000003428 00000 n It ranges across Nepal, Bhutan, China and India where it’s the state bird of the Indian state of Sikkim. The Blood pheasant has twelve recognized subspecies which mainly vary in the plumage of the males. 0000007421 00000 n It is the state bird of Sikkim and regarded as the saviour of the Lepcha people. 0000000016 00000 n 0000002530 00000 n Description of State bird of Sikkim. 0000025809 00000 n 88 0 obj<>stream 0000001099 00000 n 0000005558 00000 n 0000001161 00000 n The differences are in the amount of red or black in the throat, forehead, neck, chest and tail, and the presence or absence of rufous areas in the wings. As compared to other pheasants, the Blood Pheasant is found at higher elevations, even in winters. But the most auspicious bird of all is the blood pheasant, sumong pho, which lives in high alpine forests above 3,000 metres. The male Blood pheasant has dark-ashy plumage above with white shafts. Blood Pheasant is a resident and fairly common pheasant that is distributed in the Central and Eastern Himalaya (Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh) with an altitudinal range of 3,200-4,700 m (Johnsgard 1987). 0000006073 00000 n Size of adult male Blood pheasant is between 40 to 48 cm and the length of female is between is between 38 to 42 cm. Sumong pho’s story begins with a great flood, when the rivers Rangeet and Teesta quarrelled and their waters rose up in the valleys, inundating the forests, fields and villages. Both male and female Blood pheasants have red feet and a distinct crimson or orange ring of bare skin around the eyes according to the subspecies. Km. 64 0 obj <> endobj They move their range depending on the seasons, and are found at higher elevations during the summer and move to lower elevations during the winter. 0000002012 00000 n 0 0000001485 00000 n x�b```b``�b`e`[email protected] A�(�EE�%����B���)��÷����V�i���"�M���s������ʞ�C�(:f�A��[email protected]ϴ�BR���oZ���d����7���I��*�g�4r7бV�Y"@Z�%��/g�c6�lH>��A�!�1�M�������� I. The hen normally lays 6 – 7 long oval eggs which are incubated for almost 28 days. … Distribution / Habitat: These pheasants originate from the Himalayas, ranging … The goddess, Na-zong … © 2017 – 2019 domesticforst.com, All Rights Reserved. It is one of the smallest states in India. Classification of Blood pheasant. 0000005383 00000 n startxref xref Name of the State bird of Sikkim is Blood pheasant. This video is unavailable.