Cabot’s Tragopans

The Cabot’s Tragopans, Tragopan caboti, are an endangered pheasants.

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Cabot’s Tragopan, Tragopan caboti

Distribution / Range

They are endemic to south-east China.


They measure about 61 cm in length.

Recognized Subspecies

Tragopan caboti caboti – nominate race

  • Range: In the provinces of Fujian, Jiangxi, Zheijiang, and Guangdong, and

Tragopan caboti caboti

  • Range: Northeastern Guangxi and southern Hunan.

Breeding / Nesting

Tragopan chicks are said to be able to fly as soon as they hatch. (Robertson [1997] p.14)

Cabot's Tragopan, Tragopan caboti
Cabot’s Tragopan, Tragopan caboti
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