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Polyplectron katsumatae


Male 53–65 cm (20¾-25½ in); female 40–45 cm (15¾-17¾ in)

  • Dark brown head and neck with thin buff barring
  • Elongated forecrown feathers


Endemic to Hainan, south China.


This is a monotypic species.
Formerly considered conspecific with Grey Peacock-Pheasant.


Dense broadleaved evergreen forest and secondary forests.



Their varied diet consists of berries, fruits, seeds, figs, grubs and ants,.


They display by erecting the small crest, fanning out his wings and tail, showing the female his Ocelli in all their glory.


  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2016. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2016, with updates to August 2016. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (retrieved October 2016)

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