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Breeding Season: Begins late April.
Clutch Size: 4 to 6
Incubation Period:: 28 days.
Description - Male: Large, overall gray partridge, face and throat white with a brown band below eye extending on to neck forming a collar; upper breast with black streaks; flanks gray streaked with black and white.
Description - Female: Females are similar to males, but lack tarsal spurs and have more buff on the face.
Status in Captivity: Was formally quite common in American collections and articles show that it did very well in captivity, but whatever the reason (as in the case of many of the less-flashy galliformes) the Himalayan Snowcock is now rarely seen in American aviaries.
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