Scientific Name: Lophophorus impejanus
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Also known as the Impeyan monal, it is the national bird of Nepal where it is known as ‘’Danphe’’. It’s scientific name commemorates Lady Mary Impey, wife of the British Chief of Justice of Bengal.
Found from eastern Afghanistan through the Himalayas in Pakistan right the way to southern Tibet.
Feeds on seeds, tubers, shoots, berries and insects. They are great diggers.