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Not to be confused with Monal (software) or Monale.
Lophophorus impejanus (Jardin Acclimatation).jpg
Himalayan monal
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Galliformes
Family: Phasianidae
Subfamily: Phasianinae
Genus: Lophophorus
Temminck, 1813

A monal is a bird of genus Lophophorus of the pheasant family, Phasianidae. There are three species and several subspecies: