Great Argus Argusianus argus


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McGowan, P.J.K. and G. M. Kirwan (2020). Great Argus (Argusianus argus), version 1.0. In: J. del Hoyo, A. Elliott, J. Sargatal, D. A. Christie, & E. de Juana (ed.), Birds of the World, Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA.

Nijman, V. 1998. Habitat preference of Great Argus Pheasant (Argusianus argus) in Kayan Mentarang National Park, East Kalimantan, Indonesia. Journal of Ornithology 139: 313-323.

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BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Argusianus argus. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 28/02/2024.