Lophura inornata (Salvadori, 1879)

Salvadori's pheasant



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1950 (Scheffers et al., 2011)

Rediscovered in 1980 (Scheffers et al., 2011)

IUCN RedList status: Near Threatened


Distribution & Habitat



Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










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BirdLife International. (2023). Lophura inornata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2023: e.T45355372A225163175. Accessed on 06 March 2024.

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Scheffers, Brett R., Yong, Ding Li, Harris, J. Berton C., Giam, Xingli and Sodhi, Navjot S. (2011). The world’s rediscovered species: back from the brink? PLoS ONE 6(7): e22531. [Supporting Information (Table S1)]

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Shepherd, C. R. (2000). Some notes on the trade of rare pheasants in Indonesia.

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