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Himalayan Monal Pheasant These pheasants are amongst the most beautiful pheasants due to their striking metallic-colored plumage. It is a relatively large sized bird averaging 2.3 feet (~70 cm) in length, the weight of males and females range between 4.4 and 5.2 lbs (1980 gram - 2 380 gram respectively). Females tend to be slightly smaller and lighter.
"Grey Peacock Pheasant," by Peter Stubbs, via Flickr -- "Polyplectron bicalcaratum" -- Click through to the photostream for more shots of this gorgeous bird, with feathers furled and unfurled, plus with and without the hen.