Lady Amherst Pheasant Lady Amherst Pheasant

Lady Amherst Pheasant

This species is native to southwestern China and northern Myanmar. Its name comes from the Lady Sarah Amherst who introduced the ornamental pheasants to her estate in Bedfordshire, England in 1828.

FAST FACTS
SCIENTIFIC NAME Chrysolophus amherstiae
WHERE IN THE WILD?
southwestern China and northern Myanmar
WHAT'S ON THE MENU?
Insects and seeds
LIFE EXPECTANCY
10-15 years
Things to Know
Location
Wild Adventures