Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus Impejanus)
This bird is also known as the Impeyan monal. It is the national
bird of Nepal, where it is known as Danphe, and state bird of Uttarakhand
India, where it is known as Monal.Traditionally, The Himalayan monal has been
classified as monophyletic. However, studies have shown that the male Himalayan
monal of northwestern India lacks the white rump of other Himalayan monals, and
it has more green on the breast, indicating the possibility of a second subspecies.