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Great Argus

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Alternate name
Argusianus argus  Scientific name 
Galliformes Order
Phasianidae Family   
Male 60 – 200 cm    Female 72 – 76 cm Length
tropical moist forest up to an Altitude of 1,500 m Habitat
2-4 eggs incubated for 24 to 25 days. Female care only. Clutch Eggs
Plant matter and small creatures. Food    Diet
 Polygamous            Habits
280 World No

Near Threatened            BirdLife Preventing Extinctions


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Great Argus song
(Argusianus argus)
David Edwards XC19047
April-2006, Malaysia
Great Argus song
(Argusianus argus)
Craig Robson XC19171
Great Argus call
(Argusianus argus)
Martjan Lammertink XC20579
15-09-1999, Indonesia
 Great Argus call
(Argusianus argus)
Martjan Lammertink XC20580
26-09-1999, Indonesia
Great Argus song (Argusianus argus)
Sander Pieterse & Ben Wielstra XC23320
12-02-2005, Indonesia
Great Argus song
(Argusianus argus)
David Edwards XC27636
March-2008, Malaysia
Great Argus song
(Argusianus argus)
David Edwards XC29954
?-?-2008, Malaysia
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