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Great Argus Pheasant

Argusianus Argus

Description:

Males have huge, broad, and greatly elongated secondary wing feathers decorated with large ocelli - eye like markings to help the camouflage.

Habitat:

Southeast Asia

Notes:

Argus pheasants have one of the loudest bird calling noises. This helps scare off it's enemies.

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SaoriTYamashita
Spotted by
SaoriTYamashita

Honolulu, Hawaiʻi, USA

Spotted on Oct 1, 2012
Submitted on Oct 1, 2012

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