The crested fireback is a medium-sized, up to 70 cm long, forest pheasant with a peacock-like dark crest, bluish black plumage, reddish brown rump, black outer tail feathers, red iris and bare blue facial skin. The female is a brown bird with short crest, blue facial skin and spotted black-and-white below.
Similar species: Chicken-like Birds
Uploaded Jan 2, 2022. Captured Feb 19, 2017 12:36 in 2JVQ+9W Maqueda, Spain.