French: Tragopan satyre German: Satyrtragopan Spanish: Tragopán sátiro
Bengal = Sikkim, India
Himalayas in N India from Uttarakhand (Garhwal) E through Nepal, Sikkim and Bhutan to Assam and W Arunachal Pradesh; SE Tibet (Chumbi Valley E to Lo La)#R.
Male 67–72 cm (tail 25–34·5 cm), 1600–2100 g; female c. 57·5 cm (tail c. 19·5 cm), c. 1000–1200 g. Male is Tragopan with... read more
Male advertising call, given principally in early mornings (commencing pre-dawn) for c. 75-minute... read more
In India, occurs in primary broadleaf forest between 2400 m and 4250 m. Found in damp oak ... read more
Food and feeding
Droppings in autumn contained mostly small fragments of leaves and quartz, but also grass and root parts, and an insect wing; invertebrates... read more
Mating system unknown, but male speculated to remain with female only until onset of incubation. Calling at dawn in Mar–Jun; display... read more
Little definite information, but species claimed to winter 1000–2000 m below breeding... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Mace Lande: vulnerable. CITES III in Nepal. Occupies restricted and fragmented habitat within a range of less... read more
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