French: Trogon de Ward German: Rosenschwanztrogon Spanish: Trogón de Ward
Seinghku Valley, 8000 feet [c. 2500 m], Myanmar
Bhutan and NE India (Arunachal) through N & E Myanmar to S China (W Yunnan); also N Vietnam (Tonkin), from where there are no recent records#R.
35–38 cm; 115–120 g. Male with bill deep pink, orbital ring pale blue; head, breast and upperparts slate with maroon wash, with reddish-pink forehead and... read more
A series of rapid mellow “klew” or “klu” notes, often slightly... read more
Inhabits lower storey, undergrowth and bamboo in tall subtropical hill forest of Quercus... read more
Food and feeding
Insects such as moths, stick-insects, grasshoppers and bugs; species also takes berries. Large seeds (probably acorns) found in stomach of... read more
Birds in breeding condition in late Mar and early Apr. No further information available, and nest unrecorded.
Apparently moves to lower elevations in winter.
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened. Currently considered Near Threatened. Restricted-range species: present in Eastern Himalayas EBA and the Fan Si Pan and Northern Laos Secondary Area... read more
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