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cheer pheasant

(Catreus wallichii)

Native to western Himalayas from north Pakistan, through Kashmir into Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, India, and east to central Nepal. Many subpopulations are thought to number fewer than ten individuals, living in small pockets of suitable habitat.

Threats to species:

This species is vulnerable due to the spread of farming, ranching, hunting and logging activities. 

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