Pheasants are one of the most charismatic bird groups. They are mostly confined to Asian subcontinent. Status of pheasants indicates the quality of forest ecosystem of that particular habitat/area/region. Increased human population and their related natural resources need degraded pheasant’s habitat worldwide. The IUCN has listed pheasants the most threatened bird group among all birds. Therefore the present study carried out on the ecology, threats and conservation of the pheasants of Kumaon Himalaya in India. The book contains 8 chapters that include status and abundance, habitat use, ecological studies, threats and conservation strategy for Kumaon Himalaya pheasants. The book will be useful for students, researchers, game bird managers and forest conservationist.