Female Pheasants Most male pheasants have bright, showy colours while most female pheasants are camouflage brown and more difficult to identify. There are exceptions, such as Blue Eared Pheasants which are similar.

A selection of hens which differ in appearance from their males to more (Golden, Tragopan) or less (Java Peafowl, Cheer) degree are shown below.

Java Green Peahen Java/Green Peahen
Indian Blue Peahen Indian/Blue Peahen
Congo Peahen Congo Peahen
Reeves' Pheasant Reeves'
Swinhoe's Pheasant Swinhoe's
Crested Fireback Crested Fireback
Golden Pheasant Golden
Lady Amherst's Pheasant Lady Amherst's
Silver Pheasant Silver
Himalayan Monal Himalayan Monal/Impeyan
Satyr Tragopan Satyr Tragopan
Temmink's Tragopan Temmink's Tragopan
Salvadori's Pheasant Salvadori's
Edwards' Pheasant Edwards'
Vietnamese Pheasant Vietnamese
Mountain Peacock-pheasant Mountain Peacock-pheasant
Palawan Peacock-pheasant Palawan Peacock-pheasant
Hume's Pheasant Hume's
Cheer Pheasant Cheer Pheasant
Common Pheasant Common Pheasant
Red Junglefowl Red Junglefowl