Other Names: Crestless Monal
Subspecies: There is some debate and more research needed, but there are possibly two races recently described. L. s. sclateri and L s. orientalis.
Range: Southeast Tibet, Southwest China, Northeast Burma.
Habitat: Rhododendron thickets and undergrowth to the alpine zone at altitudes of 11,000 to 12,000 feet.
Status in Wild: Not well known, listed as CITES Appendix I endangered species.
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(l to r): Photo by John Corder
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