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Stavenn Syrmaticus soemmerringii ijimae
Copper pheasant.

The copper pheasant (Syrmaticus soemmerringii) is endemic to Japan.

The male measures up to 87.5–136 cm (34.5–54 in) long including the tail while the female measures up to 51–54 cm (20–21 in) Mainly inhabit forests and riverbeds in mountainous areas with altitude less than 1,500 meters Omnivores, eat plants leaves, flowers, fruits, seeds, insects, crustaceans etc Near Threatened

It will lay 6-12 eggs from April to June. The egg has a major diameter of 4.8 cm (4.4 - 5.15 cm), a minor diameter of 3.5 cm (3.3 - 3.65 cm) Capturing of Masuyamadori was prohibited until September 14, 2017 (Heisei 29)


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