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Mating season rings death knell for cheer pheasants in Nepal’s western Himalayas

KATHMANDU — One of the ways people living in the western Himalayas of India, Pakistan and Nepal know that the spring season has started is by listening to male cheer pheasants (Catreus wallichii) make their distinctive “chewewoo” mating calls that can be heard echoing through the forests in the morning. While the calls help attract females […]