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Chinese Monal Lophophorus lhuysii   - Juvenile male
Chinese Monal
Photographer : © Ulrich Weber
Location :Balang Shan pass road, Wolong NP, Sichuan, China
Date : 26 May 2013
English synonyms:Chinese Monal Pheasant, Chinese Monal-Pheasant
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :Close to the pass road in the first morning light before sunrise, climbing up to the ridge after sunrise.

With thanks to Hannu Jšnnes for his assistance. - UW

Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to China.
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