Palawan Peacock Pheasant Polyplectron napoleonis (prev. emphanum)

Palawan Peacock Pheasant
Palawan Peacock Pheasant
The beautiful male Palawan Peacock Pheasant is the most colourful of the peacock-pheasants which all have "eyed" plumage and the males raise and spread their tails like peacocks.
Palawan Peacock Pheasant
Palawan Peacock Pheasant
The Palawan Peacock Pheasant comes from Palawan Island of the Philippines.
Palawan Peacock Pheasant
juvenile Palawan Peacock Pheasant The hen, as usual for pheasants, is much plainer. Like the above juvenile male without the blue.
Palawan Peacock Pheasant male
Palawan Peacock Pheasant male
Palawan Peacock Pheasant
The male raises his iridescent neck feathers and drops food items for the female. If she accepts the food offerings, he then spreads his wings and tail in display to her and walks round her.
Palawan Peacock Pheasant
Palawan Peacock Pheasant crest The iridescent crest
Palawan Peacock Pheasant tail The tail
Palawan Peacock Pheasant hen Palawan hen hiding chick
Palawan Peacock Pheasant female and chick Palawan hen hiding chick
Palawan Peacock Pheasant tail The chick