Himalayan monal, Impeyan monal (Lophophorus impejanus)
English: This species Himalayan Monal (an adult female ♀) had been photographed at Tungnath, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, India on 14th June 2013 during the bird photography tour of GoingWild.
Date 14 June 2013
Source This species Himalayan Monal (an adult female ♀) had been photographed at Tungnath, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand, India on 14th June 2013 during the bird photography tour of GoingWild.
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Author Dibyendu Ash https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/User:Dibyendu_Ash
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 Danphe, and state bird of Uttarakhand India, where it is known as Monal. The bird's natural range extends from eastern Afghanistan through the Himalayas in Pakistan, Kashmir region and the Republic of India (states of Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh), Nepal, southern Tibet, and Bhutan.