Tibetan Eared-Pheasant (Crossoptilon harmani)

Other Names: Harman’s Eared-Pheasant, Elwe’s Eared-Pheasant

Range: Southeastern Tibet, extreme northwestern India

Subspecies: Monotypic; sometimes classed and once known as subspecies Crossoptilon crossoptilon harmani.

Habitat: Mixed coniferous forest and clearings

Description: Head and face much like crossoptilon with shorter ear-coverts than auritum and mantchuricum. Overall plumage color not unlike auritum, but with a white patch on belly and rump much paler gray. Sexes are similar.