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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Phasianidae.


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  • The blacknecked crane Grus nigricollis (VU) is seen on migration. 86 animals are under state protection which in addition to the above include Chinese stump-tailed macaque Macaca thibetana, takin Budorcus taxicolor, bearded vulture Gypaetus barbatus, Chinese hazel-grouse Tetrastes sewerzowi, pheasant grouse Tetraophasis obscurus, black stork Ciconia nigra, Pallas's sea-eagle Haliaeetus leucoryphus and golden eagle Aquila chrysaetos.

    The Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries, China 2009

  • Family Common Name Species Phasianidae Chestnut-breasted partridge Arborophila mandellii Phasianidae Buff-throated partridge Tetraophasis szechenyii* Timaliidae Hoary-throated barwing Actinodura nipalensis Timaliidae Ludlow's fulvetta Alcippe ludlowi Timaliidae Immaculate wren-babbler Pnoepyga immaculata Psittacidae Derbyan parakeet Psittacula derbiana* An asterisk signifies that the species 'range is limited to this ecoregion.

    Eastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests 2008


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