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Himalayan Monal
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Both sexes
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Superorder: Galloanserae
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Phasianinae
Tribe: Phasianini
Genus: Lophophorus
Species: L. impejanus
Binomial name
Lophophorus impejanus
(Latham, 1790)

Himalayan Monal, Lophophorus impejanus is a species of pheasant found in the Himalayan Mountains. It is closely related to Sclater's Monal. Monotypic.[2]

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Other common names Impeyan Pheasant

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References

  1. ^ "Lophophorus impejanus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 
  2. ^ McGowan, P.J.K. & Kirwan, G.M. (2020). Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/53482 on 29 March 2020).

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