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All the adult males have very atractive and shiny feathers of different colors (colors appearing to be made of a metal). The females and the young males do not have feathers with many colors; they are reddish brown with some white parts.
There are three species and three subspecies within the genus Lophophorus:
- Himalayan monal Lophophorus impejanus
- Chinese monal Lophophorus lhuysii
- Sclater's monal Lophophorus sclateri
- L. sclateri arunachelensis
- L. sclateri orientalis
- L. sclateri sclateri
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