French: Tragopan de Cabot German: Cabottragopan Spanish: Tragopán chino
Subspecies and Distribution
T. c. guangxiensis
Cheng Tso-hsin & Wu Min-chuan, 1979 – S China (NE Guangxi).
T. c. caboti
(Gould, 1857) – SE China (Guangdong NE to Zhejiang).
Male c. 61 cm (tail c. 21 cm), 1400 g (one bird); female c. 50 cm (tail c. 16 cm), c. 900 g. Male is only Tragopan with buff breast, and is palest overall; has bare... read more
Advertising call (given only in breeding season, from a large branch) is double-noted, baby-like... read more
Evergreen deciduous forest and mixed deciduous coniferous forest between 800 m and 2000 m,... read more
Food and feeding
A recent radio-tracking study found that in winter the species frequents areas rich in nuts of Lithocarpus and Cyclobalanopsis... read more
Mating system appears to be mix of monogamy and polygamy; male remains with single female during early breeding season, but as incubation... read more
In Wuyanling Natural Reserve, Zhejiang, SE China, little vertical movement detected: occurs at 800... read more
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Mace Lande: caboti vulnerable; guangxiensis endangered. CITES I. Species has restricted range and occurs in Fujian Mountains Endemic Bird Area.... read more
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