The CRESTED or MALAY PEACOCK PHEASANT, Polyplectron malacense, comes from the Malay peninsula.
Like other Peacock-pheasants, males have "eyed" plumage and raise/spread their tails like peacocks. Females are plainer and brown.
More than half the pheasant's native range has been cleared for agriculture and much of the remaining population is rapidly declining through hunting.
The GREY or BURMESE PEACOCK PHEASANT, Polyplectron bicalcaratum,
comes mainly from Myanmar, Assam (India/Himalayas) and
northern Thailand. There are 3 subspecies.
The female is similar to the male above with less bright
The MOUNTAIN or ROTHSCHILD'S PEACOCK PHEASANT,
Polyplectron inopinatum, native to mountain forests of Malaya and is elusive and particularly endangered.
The female, above, is similar to the larger male but his plumage is brighter with iridescent blue-green eye-spots.