Biodiv Sci ›› 1995, Vol. 03 ›› Issue (1): 46-51.DOI: 10.17520/biods.1995009

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Investigations on the current status of the distribution of Green Peafowl in China

Wen Xianji, Yang Xiaojun, Han Lianxian, Yang Lan, Wang Weimin   

  1. Kunming Institute of Zoology,The Chinese Academy of Sciences,Kunming 650223
  • Received:1994-01-21 Revised:1994-03-18 Online:1995-02-20 Published:1995-02-20

Abstract: A investigation of the current range and status of Green Peafowl (Pavo muticus imperator) in China wasconducted from 1991 to 1993. This paper presents the main results of the investigation. In china GreenPesfowl currently only ranges in west, south, and center of Yunnan province, including Luxi,Longchuan, Ruili, Longlin, Changning, Lincang, Yunxian, Shuangjiang, Fengqing, Yongde, Gengma,Cangyuan, Zhenkang, Weishan, Simao, Pu'er, Jingdong, Jinggu, Zhenyuan, Mojiang, Menghai,Jinghong, Mengla, Jinping, Shiping , Luchun, Mile, Xinping, Shuangbai, Nanhua, Lufeng, Yao' an,Yongren counties and Chuxiong city. We were also told by local people that Green peafowl was found inYezhi, Weixi county, Tuoding and Benzilan, Deqin county, but need further confirmation. Ruili,Longchuan, Changning, Yongde, Xinping, Pu'er, Mojiang, Jingdong, Chuxiong, Shuangbai, Nanhuaeach has individual more than 30. Luxi, Longlin, Yunxian, Lincang, Fengqing, Shuangjiang, Cangyuan,Zhenkang, Gengma, Jinggu, Yao'an, Yongren, Lufeng, Jinghong, Menghai, Mengla, Weishan countieseach has individual less than 30. Green Peafowl probably disappeared in Luishui, Tengchong, Yingjiang,Mengzi, and Hekou counties. According to estimation the individual size of Green Peafowl in China isabout 800~1100.