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Pheasants, Turkeys, and Grouse in North American Zoos

Discussion in 'North America - General' started by birdsandbats, 17 Feb 2021.

  1. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member 5+ year member

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    Here I have attempted to make a complete list of Phasianinae present in American and Canadian collections. Only information 2018 or newer was used. I have excluded the domestic form of the Wild Turkey. Information on missing holders or species, as well as information on subspecies or populations is welcomed.

    Satyr Tragopan (3 holders)
    Philadelphia Zoo
    San Francisco Zoo
    Zoo Miami

    Temminck's Tragopan (11 holders)
    Akron Zoo
    Bronx Zoo
    Keystone Safari
    Memphis Zoo
    Minnesota Zoo
    Oklahoma City Zoo
    Philadelphia Zoo
    Roger Williams Park Zoo
    San Diego Zoo
    York's Wild Kingdom
    Zoo Atlanta

    Blyth's Tragopan (1 holder)
    San Diego Zoo

    Cabot's Tragopan (10 holders)
    Bronx Zoo
    Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo
    Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
    Indianapolis Zoo
    Lake Superior Zoo
    Philadelphia Zoo
    Saint Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park
    Saint Louis Zoo
    Toledo Zoo and Aquarium
    Toronto Zoo

    Himalayan Monal (7 holders)
    Buttonwood Park Zoo
    Sacramento Zoo
    San Diego Zoo
    Shalom Wildlife Zoo (1.1)
    Sylvan Heights Bird Park
    Virginia Safari Park
    York's Wild Kingdom

    Reeve's Pheasant (4 holders)
    Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
    Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy
    Metro Richmond Zoo
    Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

    Copper Pheasant (1 holder)
    Virginia Safari Park (scintillans)

    Mikado Pheasant (2 holders)
    Bronx Zoo
    Pymatuning Deer Park

    Elliot's Pheasant (1 holder)
    Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

    Ring-necked Pheasant (11 holders)

    Animal Adventures (bianchii)
    Animal Haven Zoo
    Bay Beach Wildlife Sanctuary (1.0)
    Briarwood Ranch Safari Park
    Bruemmer Park Zoo
    Johnson Park Piscataway
    Menominee Park Zoo (1.1)
    Three Palms Zoo
    Toronto Zoo
    Wilderness Trails Zoo
    Wilderness Walk Zoo

    Golden Pheasant (24 holders)
    Animal Gardens Petting Zoo
    Bird Kingdom
    Bruemmer Park Zoo (1.1)
    Capital of Texas Zoo
    Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo
    Columbus Zoo and Aquarium
    Doc's Zoo (1.0)
    Far Enough Farm
    Grant's Farm
    Kansas City Zoo
    Keystone Safari
    Living Planet Aquarium
    Memphis Zoo
    Philadelphia Zoo
    Ralph Mitchell Zoo
    Roscommon Zoo
    Sequoia Park Zoo
    Tanganyika Wildlife Park
    Three Palms Zoo
    Waccatee Zoo
    Wilderness Trails Zoo
    Wilderness Walk Zoo
    York's Wild Kingdom
    Zoo Miami

    Lady Amherst's Pheasant (5 holders)
    Blank Park Zoo
    Charles Paddock Zoo
    Keystone Safari
    Roscommon Zoo
    Three Palms Zoo

    Golden x Lady Amherst's Pheasant hybrid (2 holders)
    Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo
    Shalom Wildlife Zoo (1.0)

    Siamese Fireback (3 holders)
    San Diego Zoo
    Tulsa Zoo
    Zoo Miami

    Edward's Pheasant (6 holders)
    National Aviary
    Saint Louis Zoo
    San Diego Zoo
    Sedgwick County Zoo
    Tracy Aviary
    ZooTampa at Lowry Park

    Crested Fireback (2 holders)
    Los Angeles Zoo and Botanical Garden
    Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

    Kalij Pheasant (1 holder)
    Wilderness Trails Zoo

    Silver Pheasant (9 holders)
    Aggieland Safari
    Bird Kingdom
    Border City Petting Zoo
    Grant's Farm
    Plumpton Park Zoo
    Toledo Zoo and Aquarium (berliozi)
    Three Palms Zoo
    Toledo Zoo and Aquarium
    Wilderness Trails Zoo

    Swinhoe's Pheasant (3 holders)
    Aggieland Safari
    Livingston Ripley Waterfowl Conservancy
    Toledo Zoo and Aquarium

    Tibetan Eared Pheasant (1 holder)
    Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo

    Brown Eared Pheasant (1 holder)
    Bronx Zoo

    Wild Turkey (14 holders)
    Akron Zoo
    Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum (merriami)
    Catoctin Wildlife Preserve and Zoo
    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo (intermedia)
    Christenson Zoo
    Creature Conservancy Wildlife Park
    Manitowoc Lincoln Park Zoo (1.0)
    Menominee Park Zoo (intermedia) (1.1)
    Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo and Adventure Park (1.0)
    Phillips Park Zoo
    Riverview Park and Zoo
    South Carolina Aquarium
    Trevor Zoo
    Zollmann Zoo

    Ocellated Turkey (3 holders)
    Bronx Zoo
    Fort Worth Zoo
    Turtle Back Zoo

    Greater Sage-Grouse (1 holder)
    Calgary Zoo

    Greater Prairie-Chicken (5 holders)
    Abilene Zoo (attwateri)
    Caldwell Zoo (attwateri)
    Fossil Rim Wildlife Center (attwateri)
    Houston Zoo (attwateri)
    Phillips Park Zoo (pinnatus)

    Western Capercaillie (2 holders)
    Bronx Zoo
    Toledo Zoo and Aquarium
     
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  2. birdsandbats

    birdsandbats Well-Known Member 5+ year member

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    I'm sure I missed many holders for most of the pheasants and Wild Turkey. Are there really no Ruffed Grouse anywhere? I've seen them at both NEW and Minnesota but neither seem to hold the species anymore.
     
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    The zollman zoo displays ring-necked pheasants & wild turkeys.
     
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    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member 15+ year member

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    I feel like there are a lot of species missing from that list ... Indian Peafowl, for example.
     
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    birdsandbats Well-Known Member 5+ year member

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    This thread only covers the Phasianinae, I have covered all the other Galliformes in other past threads.
     
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    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member 15+ year member

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    Oh, okay, I didn't realise that. In that case, I feel like there are a lot of species missing from that list ... Indian Peafowl, for example.
     
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    birdsandbats Well-Known Member 5+ year member

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    Indian Peafowl are classified in the subfamily Pavoninae, I covered it along with the Rollulinae here.
     
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    Chlidonias Moderator Staff Member 15+ year member

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    Yes, I see what you have done now.
     
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    Buttonwood has a Cabot's tragopan. I've never seen a Himalayan monal there, although there is a chance one is kept behind the scenes.
    Roger Williams keeps wild turkeys, but does not keep a temmincks tragopan (at least not on exhibit).
     
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    San Diego and Bronx should have Satyr Tragopan.

    Riverbanks and Tautphaus Park in Idaho Falls have Temminck's Tragopan.

    Woodland Park and Franklin Park have Cabot's Tragopan.

    Bronx also has Swinhoe's Pheasant, Lady Amherst's Pheasant, Himalayan Monal, and Silver Pheasant.

    Pinola Aviary in Louisiana lists having Ruffed Grouse, but that facility isn't open for public display.
     
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    Edwards's Pheasant: Riverbanks, Memphis, Knoxville, Miami, Oklahoma City, St. Augustine, Woodland Park
    Lady Amherst's Pheasant: Miami, Cleveland Metroparks, Philadelphia
    Crested Fireback: St. Augustine, Santa Barbara, Livingston Ripley
    Ring-necked Pheasant: Oklahoma City
    Himalayan Monal: Turtle Back, Toledo
    Temminck's Tragopan: San Francisco
    Elliot's Pheasant: Livingston Ripley, Bronx
    Mikado Pheasant: Bronx
    Satyr Tragopan: Bronx

    Did you list Silver Pheasant twice for Toledo in error, or because they have non-subspecific and berlioz?

    The Kalij Pheasant exhibit photo I can find is at Wilderness Walk, not Wilderness Trails.

    Prospect Park had Silver Pheasant, Himalayan Monal, and Eliot's Pheasant as recently as 2017, and Staten Island had the latter two of those in 2016; @ThylacineAlive might know if they still do, or know who to ask.
     
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    Thanks! The Silver Pheasant thing is an error.
     
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    Maybe I'm a little behind on my taxonomy but I thought Phasianinae included argus, peacock-pheasants, peafowl, and junglefowl?

    This is what I have for the WCS going into 2021, for what's included in the subfamily in this thread:
    -Ocellated Turkey: Bronx
    -Satyr Tragopan: Central Park, Prospect Park
    -Temminck's Tragopan: Bronx
    -Cabot's Tragopan: Bronx
    -Himalayan Monal: Bronx, Central Park, Prospect Park
    -Silver Pheasant: Bronx, Prospect Park
    -Swinhoe's Pheasant: Bronx, Prospect Park
    -Elliot's Pheasant: Bronx
    -Lady Amherst's Pheasant: Bronx
    -Brown Eared-Pheasant: Bronx
    -Western Capercaillie

    Toledo does not hold capercaillie afaik.

    ~Thylo
     
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    Woodland Park should have Temminck's Tragopan

    Sequoia Park may still have Golden Pheasant
     
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    Wild Turkeys at Wildlife Safari and Beardsley Zoo. Not necessarily part of the collection per se....
     
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    They do indeed.
     
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    I don't think I'd count the turkeys at Wildlife Safari as part of the collection, easily seen as they may be.
     
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    I can confirm they were present in June of 2019, so unless you know they have left since then Toledo keeps them.
     
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    Photo from July 2020, and they are referenced on here as far back as 2014-15.
    July 2020- Western capercaillie - ZooChat