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Polyplectron germaini


Male: Darker then Grey Peacock-Pheasant with darker ocilli (Dark Blue and Green, though occasionally appears Purple). Deep Red facial skin. More distinct pale bars, no crest and white restricted to upper throat. 58cm

Female: As Female Grey Peacock-Pheasant, but Darker and Plainer, with no scales above and red facial skin.


Endemic to South Indochina, being Found in South Annam, North Cochinchina and extreme East Cambodia. Moderately common in many large protected areas.


This is a monotypic species[1].


Evergreen forest and bamboo.



Male displays by fanning tail and wings. Breeds all year round, with females breeding when their previous clutch matures. Lays 2 eggs


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, B.L. Sullivan, C. L. Wood, and D. Roberson. 2013. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.8., with updates to August 2013. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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A Picture illustrating a Captive Male Displaying

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