Himalayan Monal 20171123
The Himalayan monal (Lophophorus impejanus), also known as the Impeyan monal, Impeyan pheasant, is a bird in the pheasant family, Phasianidae. It is the national bird of Nepal, where it is known as the danphe, and state bird of Uttarakhand India, where it is known as the monal. It was also the state bird of Himachal Pradesh until 2007.
The adult male has multicoloured plumage throughout, while the female, as in other pheasants, is dull in colour. (Source: Wiki)
Himalayan Monal – male (Lophophorus impejanus ) – November-2017 – Tungnath, Rudraprayag District, Uttarakhand, India
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