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Lophura inornata

Includes: Hoogerwerf's Pheasant


  • overall (including tail) bluish-black
  • tail short
  • facial skin bare, red
  • legs pale grey


  • overall (excluding tail) chestnut-brown with buff streaks and blotching, particularly on the underparts
  • otherwise like male (including dark tail)


South Sumatra, Indonesia.


Subspecies hoogerwerfi has limited plumage differences and may be elevated as "Hoogerwerf's Pheasant" (L. hoogerwerfi) [2]


Clements accepts 2 subspecies [1]:

  • L. i. hoogerwerfi: "Hoogerwerf's Pheasant". montane forests in northern Sumatra
  • L. i. inornata: montane forests in central and southern Sumatra


Montane forests.


The diet includes fruit.

2 eggs are usually laid, and are incubated for 22 days.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, S. M. Billerman, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2021. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2021. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Eaton, JA, B van Balen, NW Brickle, FE Rheindt 2021. Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago (Greater Sundas and Wallacea), Second Edition. Lynx Editions. ISBN978-84-16728-44-2

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