Tragopan Birds Images Facts Eggs And Classification Details

Tragopan Birds Images

The Tragopan Bird breed from the Phasianidae family. Here in this article, you will see the Tragopan Birds Images facts eggs information and it’s classification in details.

This bird is also known as horned pheasants because they have a small two brightly coloreds, fleshy horns on near their heads. They can erect their horns during courtship displays.

  • Temminck’s tragopan (Tragopan temminckii)

Temminck's tragopan pair photo

  • Satyr tragopan (Tragopan satyra)

Tragopan Birds Images

  • Cabot’s tragopan (Tragopan caboti)

Cabot's tragopan pair image

  • Western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus)

Western tragopan bird couple pic

  • Blyth’s tragopan (Tragopan blythii)

Blyth's tragopan bird pair image

Temminck’s Tragopan Birds Pictures

Temminck’s tragopan Specification
Scientific name Tragopan temminckii
Other names Crimson-bellied tragopan
Length Male: 64 cm
Female: 58 cm
Weight Male:1,362 – 1,447 g
Female: 907 – 1,021 g
 Eggs  Three to five eggs
 Incubation period  26 to 28 days
 Breeding Season  March to May
Distribution Northeast India, central China, far northern Myanmar to northwestern Tonkin.
Habitat Evergreen and mixed forest, mountains, dense rhododendron and bamboo.
Food Flowers, leaves, grass stalks, ferns, mosses, berries, seeds and the occasional insect.
Lifespan 15 – 20 years.

Satyr Tragopan Wallpaper

Satyr tragopan Specification
Scientific name Tragopan satyra
Other names  Crimson horned pheasant, Indian tragopan, Crimson horned tragopan
 Height   Male: 67 – 72 cm
 Female: 57.5 cm
 Weight   Male: 1.6 – 2.1 kg
 Female: 1 – 1.2 kg
 Eggs  Three to five eggs
  Incubation period  28 days
 Breeding Season  April to June
Distribution Himalayan reaches of India, Tibet, Nepal, and Bhutan.
Habitat Damp oak and rhododendron forests,  mixed forest, scrub and densely vegetated ravines.
Food Seeds, fresh leaves, moss, bamboo shoots, berries, and insects.
Lifespan 15 – 20 years.

Cabot’s Tragopan Bird Images

Cabot’s tragopan Specification
Scientific name Tragopan caboti
Other names Chinese tragopan, Yellow-bellied tragopan.
 Height   Male: 61 cm
 Female: 50 cm
 Weight   Male: 1.4 kg
 Female:0.9 kg
 Eggs Two to six eggs
 Incubation period  28 days
 Breeding Season March to May
Distribution Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hunan, Jiangxi, and Zhejiang.
Habitat Subtropical, evergreen broadleaf forest, mixed deciduous-coniferous forest, undergrowth, mountain stream sides, slopes, terraces and damp places under cliffs.
Food Foraging for roots, shoots, buds, flowers, fruits and seeds
Lifespan 15 – 20 years.


Western Tragopan Birds Photos

Western tragopan Specification
Scientific name Tragopan melanocephalus
Other names western horned tragopan, black-headed tragopan, western horned pheasant.
 Height   Male: 55–60 cm (22–24 in)
 Female: 48–50 cm (19–20 in)
 Weight   Male: 1.8–2.2 kg (4.0–4.9 lb)v
 Female:1.25–1.4 kg (2.8–3.1 lb)
 Eggs Two to six eggs
 Incubation period  28 days
 Breeding Season April to  June
Distribution Himalayas, northern Pakistan, west to Uttarakhand within India to the east, Kohistan, Kaghan valley, Kishtwar, Chamba, Kullu and an area east of the Satluj river.
Habitat Little-disturbed temperate coniferous, deciduous forests, with heavy understory, between 2,400 and 3,600 meters above sea level, grassy or shrubby gullies.
Food Leaves of trees, shrubs, roots, flowers, acorns, seeds, berries, grubs, and insects.

Blyth’s Tragopan Pics

Blyth’s tragopan Specification
Scientific name Tragopan blythii
Other names Grey-bellied tragopan, Tragopan de Blyth, Tragopan Oriental.
 Height   Male: 55–60 cm (22–24 in)
 Female: 58 cm
 Weight   Male: 1930 g
 Female: 1 – 1.5 kg
 Eggs Two and six eggs
 Incubation period 28 to 30 days
 Breeding Season March or early April through to May.
Distribution Bhutan, north-east India, and north Myanmar, to southeast Tibet and south-central China.
Habitat wooded areas, undergrowth of evergreen oak and rhododendron forests, and other dark, quiet places.
Food Leaves, seeds, berries, fruits, buds invertebrates, and even frogs.
Lifespan  5 to 10 years


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