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Mountain Peacock-Pheasant

Polyplectron inopinatum (Rothschild, 1903)

The Mountain Peacock-Pheasant, Polyplectron inopinatum also known as Rothschild's Peacock-Pheasant or Mirror Pheasant is a medium-sized, up to 65 cm long, blackish brown pheasant with small ocelli and long graduated tail feathers. Both sexes are similar. The male has metallic blue ocelli on upperparts, green ocelli on tail of twenty feathers and two spurs on legs. Female has black ocelli on upperparts, unspurred legs and tail of eighteen feathers. The female is smaller and duller than male. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Galliformes
Family:
  Phasianidae
Genus:
  Polyplectron

Scientific:
  Polyplectron inopinatum

Citation:
  (Rothschild, 1903)

Reference:
  BBOC 13 p.41

Protonym:
  Chalcurus inopinatus

Avibase ID:
  B79C272AEE35468A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B79C272A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176103


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Polyplectron inopinatum: Montane forests of Malay Peninsula
English:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant
Czech:
bažant horský
German:
Rothschildpfaufasan
Danish:
Bjergpåfuglefasan
Spanish:
Espolonero de Rothschild
Finnish:
vuoritäpläfasaani
French:
Éperonnier de Rothschild
Italian:
Speroniere montano
Japanese:
akakokujaku
Japanese:
アカコクジャク
Dutch:
Rothschilds Pauwfazant
Norwegian:
Perlefasan
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Perlefasan
Polish:
wieloszpon rdzawogrzbiety
Portuguese:
Faisão-pavão-montês
Russian:
Бронзовый павлиний фазан
Slovak:
okáč horský
Swedish:
bergpåfågelfasan
Ukrainian:
Віялохвіст гірський
Chinese:
山孔雀雉


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Éperonnier de Rothschild ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Éperonnier de Rothschild ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 1st edition:
Mountain Peacock Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 3rd edition:
Rothschild's Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 4th edition:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 6th edition:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements, version 2015:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements, version 2016:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements, version 2017:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements, version 2018:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Clements, version 2019:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
eBird version 1.50:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
eBird version 1.52:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
eBird version 1.53:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
eBird version 1.54:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
eBird version 1.55:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
eBird version 2015:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
eBird version 2016:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
eBird version 2017:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
eBird version 2018:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
eBird version 2019:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Rothschild's Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Rothschild's Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Mountain Peacock Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Mountain Peacock Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Mountain Peacock-pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Rothschild's Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Oriental Bird Club:
Mountain Peacock Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
James Lee Peters:
Chalcurus inopinatus
James Lee Peters (original):
Chalcurus inopinatus
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Chalcurus inopinatus
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Mountain Peacock-Pheasant ( Polyplectron inopinatum)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Polyplectron inopinatum
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Polyplectron inopinatum

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: Faisà d'esperons de Rostchild
Czech: Bažant horský
Danish: Bjergpåfuglefasan
German: Rothschildpfaufasan, Rothschild-Pfaufasan
English: Bronze-tailed Peacock-Pheasant, Malayan Peacock-Pheasant, Mirror Peacock-Pheasant, Mountain Peacock Pheasant, Mountain Peacock-Pheasant, Rothschild's Peacock Pheasant, Rothschild's Peacock-Pheasant, Rothschild's pheasant
English (IOC): Mountain Peacock-Pheasant
Spanish: Espolonero de Rothschild
Spanish (Spain): Espolonero de Rothschild
Spanish (HBW): Mountain Peacock-Pheasant
Estonian: mägi-paabufaasan
Finnish: Vuoritäpläfasaani
French: Éperonnier de Rothschild
Hungarian: hegyi pávafácán
Italian: Speroniere di Rothschild, Speroniere montano
Japanese: aka ko kujaku, akakokujaku
Japanese: アカコクジャク
Japanese (Kanji): 赤子孔雀
Scientific: Chalcurus inopinatus, Polypectron inopinatum, Polyplectron inopinatum
Lithuanian: Kalninis povinis fazanas
Malay: Burung Kuang Cermin, Burung Kuang Cermin Gunung, Burung Kuau Cermin, Burung Kuau Cermin Gunung, Burung Merak Pongsu Gunung
Dutch: Bergpauwfazant, Rothschild-pauwfazant, Rothschilds Pauwfazant, Rotschild pauwfazant
Norwegian Nynorsk: Perlefasan
Norwegian: Perlefasan, Ridderfasan
Polish: wieloszpon rdzawogrzbiety
Pinyin: shān kǒng-què zhì, tóng-wěi kǒng-què zhì
Portuguese: Faisão-pavão-montês
Russian: Бронзовый павлиний фазан, Павлиний Фазан Ротшильда
Slovak: okác horský, okáč horský
Serbian: Planinski paun-fazan
Swedish: bergpåfågelfasan, Bergspåfågelfasan
Thai: นกแว่นภูเขา
Thai (Transliteration): nók wâeen pʰuu-kʰăw
Turkish: Kızıl Sırtlı Tavus Sülünü
Ukrainian: Віялохвіст гірський
Chinese: 山孔雀雉, 铜尾孔雀雉
Chinese (Traditional): 山孔雀雉, 銅尾孔雀雉

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