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Green Peafowl (ក្ងោក) is a common resident near permanent water sources in riparian forest, dry deciduous and semi-evergreen forest. Once widespread in Indonesia in the early 20th century, the Green Peafowl is now Endangered due to hunting for food and trade as well as habitat fragmented. Primary region in Mondulkiri but fragmented populations in North Cambodia, North-East Cambodia and the lower river valleys of the Cardamom Mountains.
Scientific Name: Pavo muticus
IUCN Red List Classification: Endangered
Estimated number: 10000 - 19999 (Number of Mature Individuals - Global)
All year round is the recommended time of the year to see this bird
It is recommended that you will need to allow 1-3 days to see this bird