Gray Peacock Pheasant

I his large gamebird has "eve spots" (ocelli) on the wings and tail, the male's being violet and the female's black-and-white. a shy species, it occurs in humid, forested lowlands and mountains at up to 5,900 ft (1,800 m). It feeds by scratching the ground for plant matter and insects.

^¿¡¡^^ • NEST a shallow hollow in a piece of bare ground, formed by body pressure, lined with dead leaves, and hidden in dense vegetation.

DISTRIBUTION E. India, Burma. Thailand, Laos, Vietnam. S.W. China.

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