(Last Updated on : 22/08/2015)
Temminck's tragopan with a scientific name "Tragopan temminckii
" is a medium-sized, approximately 64 cm long, pheasant
in the genus Tragopan.
Structure of Temminck's tragopan
The male Temminck's tragopan is a stocky red-and-orange bird with white-spotted plumage, black bill and pink legs. It has a bare blue facial skin, inflatable dark-blue lappet and horns. The female is a white-spotted brown bird with blue circular eye skin.
Appearance of Temminck's tragopan
Temminck's tragopan has the appearance resembles the satyr tragopan, but unlike the latter species it has all red upper body plumage and orange collar. The diet consists mainly of berries, grass and plants.
Concentration of Temminck's tragopan
Temminck's tragopan is distributed in forests of northern South Asia, from northeast India, northwest Vietnam, Tibet and northern provinces of China.
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