Blyth's Tragopan

Tragopan blythi

A Blyth's Tragopan cock

This species ranges across the mountains of Assam and northwestern Burma, and extends into eastern Bhutan and SE Tibet. It is endangered due to habitat loss and over-hunting.

The main difference between this bird and the neighboring Temminck's Tragopan is the bright yellow facial skin of Blyth's.

It is found in densely wooded areas, where it feeds on a variety of seeds, fruits, buds, and berries. It will also take worms and insects in captivity.



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