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Siamese Fireback Pheasant

Lophura diardi

Range

  • Forests of Thailand, Myanmar, and Laos

Habitat

  • Forests

Diet

  • Invertebrates
  • Fruits
  • Berries

The national bird of Thailand, this bird sticks to the forest and suffers greatly from any habitat loss.

Males have a grey chest while females are a less colorful chestnut color and have white in their wings and tail feathers. Living in small groups, a single male is usually found with two or three females. During the breeding season, each female can lay up to 40 eggs.

 

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