French: Tragopan de Temminck German: Temmincktragopan Spanish: Tragopán cariazul
J. E. Gray
E Himalayas from NE India (Arunachal Pradesh) E to N Myanmar and N Vietnam (Tonkin), and N to C China (to N Sichuan and S Shaanxi).
Male c. 64 cm (tail 18·5–23 cm), 980–1600 g; female c. 58 cm (tail c. 16–17·5 cm), 907–1100 g. Only tragopan over most of its range,... read more
Advertising call given by male in breeding season is somewhat prolonged series of moaning calls,... read more
Inhabits dense evergreen or mixed forest (dominated by Sorbus and Viburnum) and... read more
Food and feeding
Diet consists mostly of flowers, leaves, grass stalks, ferns, bamboo sprouts, mosses, berries and seeds of a wide variety of plant species... read more
Generally presumed to be monogamous; however, recent Chinese study suggests 50% of males are polygamous. Lays from early May. Nest of dry... read more
Only definite information is from Gaoling Mts in Yunnan, SC China, where birds are reported to... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Mace Lande: safe. Widely distributed; successive surveys in China have reported new localities, and further sites believed to exist... read more
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