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November 17-23, 2012

Grey Peacock Pheasant by Abhishek Sawant

The Grey Peacock-Pheasant Polyplectron bicalcaratum, also known as Burmese Peacock-Pheasant, is a large Southeast Asian member of the order Galliformes. It is the national bird of Myanmar.

Widespread throughout its large range, the Grey Peacock-Pheasant is evaluated as a 'Species of Least Concern' on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. It is listed on CITES Appendix II, restricting trade in wild-caught birds to preserve its stocks.

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