Impeyan pheasant

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Im´pey`an pheas´ant

    (ĭm´pĭ`an fĕz´ant)
1.(Zool.) An Indian crested pheasant of the genus Lophophorus. Several species are known. Called also monaul, monal.
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Keywords: Himalayan Monal pheasant, Distribution, Population, Neelum valley, Salkhala Game Reserve, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan.
Monal pheasant (Himalayan Monal, Lophophorus impejanus; Family Phasianidae, Order Galliformes), distributed throughout the Himalayan mountain system, considered as the most significant bio-geographical zones, is well recognized for its ecological, cultural, and esthetic values (Kaul and Shakya, 2001; Seth, 2019).
Himalayan Monal is reported in all Himalayan protected areas and is native to Afghanistan, Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, China and Myanmar (Yin, 1970; Johnsgard, 1986; Bhuju, 2001; Bhuju et al., 2007; Zaman, 2008; Miller, 2013; Xiaochun et al., 2011).
During winter when ground is covered with snow, Himalayan Monal is forced to descend to lower elevations near human habitation, where density dependent and intra-specific competition increases predation and threats of poaching.
The snow and common leopards, Indus dolphin, white-backed and long-billed vultures, the Sarus cranes that usually arrive with winter in Pakistan, the palla and golden mahseer fish, the Gharial crocodile, eight species of freshwater turtles, tortoises, the Arabian Sea humpback, the Himalayan monal pheasant, the guggul tree whose gum resin is used in medicine, falcons, Indian pangolin, venomous snakes including cobras, vipers and non-venomous snakes like the Indian rock python, monitor lizards, spiny-tailed lizards, fur animals, the Great Indian bustard, the musk deer and the Balochistan black bear, which the country boasted of, are under threat.
A 1-year-old, male Himalayan monal (Lophophorus impejanus) was presented for veterinary attention with a history of chronic wasting, weakness, and ataxia.
I was able to photograph the rare Himalayan Monal." Negi said: " Leaving the two months of rainy season, bird watching can be done at Mukkumath for 10 long
There may be several more species such as Snow Partridge and Himalayan Monal Pheasant, which are threatened nationally and or face local extinction from several valleys of Gilgit-Baltistan owing to fragmentation of their habitats (Virk et.
In addition, the park is home to some endangered species of animals such as the Asiatic black bear, musk deer, snow leopard, red fox, brown bear, blue sheep and Himalayan monal pheasant.
A number of unique species like Himalayan Monal, Indus Blind Dolphin and Green Tutle are exposed to climate change due to multiple factors including fast depletion of glaciers in Gilgit and Skardu, droughts and variations in the regional temperature.
Besides this different kinds of birds like chukar partridge, Himalayan monal, rainbow lorrakeet, mountain lories, blue crested parakeet, paradise parrot, golden parrot, blue and yellow Macao, scarlet macaw, African grey parrot etc would also be included.
Uttarakhand has 13.42 percent of its land declared as protected areas wherein a variety of fascinating wildlife such as the golden mahseer, Himalayan monal, the Great Hornbill, Himalayan musk deer, elephants and the majestic felines like the tiger and the snow leopards reside.