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Comment by Rouhann Maesh on January 21st, 2009 at 5:30 am

Missing information on Monal and Tragopan Pheasant Genera.

Comment by Rick Swarts on January 22nd, 2009 at 9:39 am

Thank you for this important feedback. At this point, I have made a temporary fix to the article, adding those two genera and three additional ones that are in the Phasianinae subfamily, and thus could properly be called pheasants, but which generally utilize other common names, such as monals, peafowl, tragopans, etc. Even the monals and trogopan species, however, sometimes utilize pheasant in their name, and, at any rate, they are all part of the Phasianinae subfamily, all 16 genera of which could be considered pheasants. We have not had time to revise the taxonomy as yet, or refine the article, but we will do so soon. Your feedback is greatly appreciated.

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