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Blue Eared-Pheasant

Crossoptilon auritum (Pallas, 1811)

The blue eared pheasant is a large, up to 96 cm (38 in) long, dark blue-grey pheasant with velvet black crown, red facial feathers appearing as bare skin, yellow iris, long white ear coverts behind the eyes, and crimson legs. Its tail of 24 elongated bluish-grey feathers is curved, loose, and dark-tipped. Both sexes are similar with the male being slightly larger. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
   Crossoptilon
Scientific:
  Crossoptilon auritum


Original description

Citation:
  (Pallas, 1811)

Reference:
  Zoogr.Rosso-Asiat. p.86

Protonym:
  Phasianus auritus

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/29114983


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B3777B6C8BB7B1C9

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B3777B6C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B3777B6C


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176071

Geographic range:

  • Crossoptilon auritum: Montane forests of n-central China
English:
Blue Eared-Pheasant
Catalan:
Faisà mostatxut blau
Czech:
bažant ušatý
Danish:
Blå Ørefasan
German:
Blauflügel-Ohrfasan
Spanish:
Faisán Orejudo Azul
Spanish (Spain):
Faisán Orejudo Azul
Finnish:
sinikorvafasaani
French:
Hokki bleu
Croatian:
sivi fazan
Hungarian:
kék fülesfácán
Icelandic:
Bláfasani
Italian:
Fagiano orecchiuto azzurro
Japanese (romaji):
aomimikiji
Japanese:
アオミミキジ
Lithuanian:
melsvasis ausytasis fazanas
Dutch:
Blauwe Oorfazant
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blyfasan
Norwegian:
Blyfasan
Polish:
uszak siwy
Portuguese:
Faisão-orelhudo-azul
Russian:
Синий ушастый фазан
Slovak:
uškáň modrý
Serbian:
Plavosivi fazan
Swedish:
blå öronfasan
Ukrainian:
Фазан-вухань сизий
Chinese:
蓝马鸡
Chinese (Traditional):
藍馬雞


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Hokki bleu ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Hokki bleu ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 1st edition:
Palla's Snow Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements, version 2021:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 3rd edition:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 4th edition:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 6th edition:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements, version 2015:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements, version 2016:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements, version 2017:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements, version 2018:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Clements, version 2019:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
eBird version 1.50:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
eBird version 1.52:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
eBird version 1.53:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
eBird version 1.54:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
eBird version 1.55:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
eBird version 2015:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
eBird version 2016:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
eBird version 2017:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
eBird version 2018:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
eBird version 2019:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
eBird version 2021:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue Eared-pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Oriental Bird Club:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Crossoptilon auritum
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Crossoptilon auritum
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Crossoptilon auritum
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Blue Eared-Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Blue Eared Pheasant ( Crossoptilon auritum)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Crossoptilon auritum
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Crossoptilon auritum

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Species status: full species

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Bulgarian: Син ушат фазан
Catalan: Faisà mostatxut blau
Czech: Bažant ušatý
Chuvash: кăвак хăлхаллă фазан
Danish: Blå Ørefasan
German: Blauer Ohrfasan, BlauerOhrfasan, Blauflügel-Ohrfasan
English: Blue Eared Pheasant, Blue Eared-Pheasant, Blue-eared Pheasant, Mongolian Eared-Pheasant, Palla's Snow Pheasant, Pallas's Eared-Pheasant
English, HBW: Blue Eared-pheasant
English (IOC): Blue Eared Pheasant
English (United States): Blue Eared-Pheasant
Esperanto: Blua orelfazano
Spanish: Faisán Azul, Faisán Orejudo Azul
Spanish (Spain): Faisán Orejudo Azul
Spanish (HBW): Blue Eared-Pheasant
Estonian: sini-kõrvukfaasan
Finnish: Sinikorvafasaani
French: Faisan oreillard bleu, Hoki bleu, Hokki bleu
Irish: Piasún cluasghorm
Croatian: sivi fazan
Hungarian: kék fülesfácán
Icelandic: Bláfasani
Italian: Fagiano orecchiuto azzurro
Japanese (romaji): aomimikiji
Japanese: アオミミキジ
Scientific: Crossoptilon auritum, Phasianus auritus
Lithuanian: melsvasis ausytasis fazanas, Mėlynasis ausuotasis fazanas
Latvian: zilais ausfazāns
Mongolian: хадан хараа
Mongolian, Chakhar (Peripheral): хадан хараа
Dutch: Blauwe oorfazant
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blyfasan
Norwegian: Blyfasan
Polish: uszak siwy
Portuguese: Faisão-orelhudo-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): faisão-orelhudo-azul
Russian: Голубой ушастый фазан, Синий ушастый фазан
Yakut: күөх кулгаахтаах фазан
Slovak: uškáň modrý
Serbian: Plavosivi fazan, Plavouhi fazan
Swedish: Blå öronfasan
Turkish: Kulaklı Mavi Sülün, Mavi Kulaklı Sülün
Tatar: зур колаклы кыргавыл, күк колаклы кыргавыл
Ukrainian: Фазан-вухань сизий
Chinese: 蓝马鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 藍馬雞

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