Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus) - HBW 2, p. 529

French: Lophophore resplendissant German: Rostschwanzmonal Spanish: Monal Colirrojo
Other common names: Impeyan Monal, Himalayan Monal-pheasant/Pheasant

Taxonomy: Phasianus impejanus Latham, 1790, India.
Forms superspecies with L. sclateri. Monotypic.

Distribution: E Afghanistan E along Himalayas to Bhutan and NE India, and N into S Tibet; also reported as occurring in Burma.