Grey peacock-pheasant

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Grey peacock-pheasant
At Birmingham Nature Centre, England
CITES Appendix II (CITES)[2]
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Genus: Polyplectron
P. bicalcaratum
Binomial name
Polyplectron bicalcaratum

Pavo bicalcaratus Linnaeus, 1758[3]
Polyplectron chinquis Temminck, 1815[3]

The grey peacock-pheasant (Polyplectron bicalcaratum), also known as the Burmese peacock-pheasant, is a large southeast Asian member of the order Galliformes. It is the national bird of Myanmar.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2016). "Polyplectron bicalcaratum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2016: e.T22736199A95127488. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22736199A95127488.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.
  2. "Appendices | CITES". Retrieved 2022-01-14.
  3. 3.0 3.1 Gray, George Robert (1867). List of the Specimens of Birds in the Collection of the British Museum. Vol. 5. London, UK: British Museum. p. 23.