Brown Eared Pheasant belongs to eared pheasant genus of the Phasianidae family of Galliformes order. It is considered as a large-size fowl genus, with a body length of about 96 centimeters. The body feathers are mainly dark brown.
Brown Eared Pheasant is listed as a vulnerable species by by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN). There are about 2,000 of them in China.
Endemic to China, Brown-eared Pheasant is mainly distributed in Shanxi, Hebei provinces and Beijing.
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Brown-eared Pheasant inhabits in bushes with much grass or arbor areas in the woods, and lodge on frondose twig during nights. It feeds on seeds, leaf buds and burgeons of pines, rubber trees, etc. It builds nests in sunken areas between pines, birches, or bushes. The average number of eggs per brood is 6 to 8. Eggs are different in color, mainly light brown and pale blue. The incubation period lasts about 24 to 25 days.