male; brown-spotted plumage; very long tail; pink legs (Zoo; 2008-11-30)

Great Argus
Argusianus argus

Native Range: Oriental Region

Notes: a large brownish-blackish pheasant in the jungles of Borneo, Sumatra, and the Malay Peninsula of Southeast Asia; named by Carolus Linnaeus; gets its name from Argus of Greek mythology, who was a hundred-eyed giant; during courtship, the male Great Argus clears an open spot on the forest floor where he dances before a female with his wings spread into huge fans covered with hundreds of eye-spots.

bare bluish skin on head and neck (Zoo; 2008-11-30)

long tail is rather lyre-shaped and lighter (Zoo; 2008-11-30)

female; smaller and shorter-tailed than male (Zoo; 2008-11-30)