Tragopan Pheasants

Tragopan is a genus of bird in the family Phasianidae – the members of which are commonly referred to as “horned pheasants” due to the two brightly-colored, fleshy horns on their heads that they can erect during courtship displays. They nest in trees.

Blyth’s Tragopan (Tragopan blythii)

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Satyr Tragopan Tragopan satyra

Recognized species of Tragopans:

Temminck’s Tragopan, Tragopan temminckii
Satyr Tragopan Chick Tragopan satyra
Western Tragopan
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