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Tragopan temminckii (Temminck's Tragopan)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Temminck's tragopan (Tragopan temminckii) is a medium-sized, approximately 64 cm long, pheasant in the genus Tragopan. The male 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.Its appearance resembles the satyr tragopan, but unlike the latter species it has all red upperbody plumage and orange collar.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.65808
EDGE Score: 1.89583


Adult Weight [1]  2.53 lbs (1.15 kg)
Female Weight [1]  2.22 lbs (1.01 kg)
Male Weight [1]  2.84 lbs (1.29 kg)
Weight Dimorphism [1]  28.4 %
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Fruit [2]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  10 %
Diet - Plants [2]  70 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  10 %
Forages - Ground [2]  100 %
Clutch Size [3]  4
Incubation [1]  27 days


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Daba Mountains evergreen forests China Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Eastern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Eastern Himalayan broadleaf forests India, Nepal Indo-Malayan Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Guizhou Plateau broadleaf and mixed forests China Palearctic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Hengduan Mountains subalpine conifer forests China Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Huang He Plain mixed forests China Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Jian Nan subtropical evergreen forests China Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Northeastern Himalayan subalpine conifer forests China, India, Bhutan Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Northern Indochina subtropical forests China, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Nujiang Langcang Gorge alpine conifer and mixed forests China Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Qin Ling Mountains deciduous forests China Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Qionglai-Minshan conifer forests China Palearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Sichuan Basin evergreen broadleaf forests China Palearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Southeast Tibet shrub and meadows China Palearctic Montane Grasslands and Shrublands
Yunnan Plateau subtropical evergreen forests China Palearctic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Ailaoshan Nature Reserve V 332544 Yunnan, China  
Baimaxueshan Nature Reserve V 462837 Yunnan, China  
Fanjingshan Nature Reserve V 86145 Guizhou, China  
Medog Nature Reserve   China      
Wolong Nature Reserve V 826140 Sichuan, China  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Himalaya Bhutan, China, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan No
Indo-Burma Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam No
Mountains of Southwest China China, Myanmar No

Prey / Diet

Poa annua (annual blue grass)[1]


Martes flavigula (Yellow-throated Marten)[4]


Parasitized by 
Capillaria phasianina <Unverified Name>[5]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Almaty State Zoo of Kazakhstan
Attica Zoological Park S.A.
Banham Zoo Ltd.
Beale Park
Birdland Park & Gardens
Birmingham Nature Centre
Blackbrook Zoological Park
Bramble Park Zoo
City of Belfast Zoo
Cotswold Wildlife Park and Gardens
Dartmoor Zoological Park
Denver Zoological Gardens
Dudley Zoological Gardens
Galloway Wildlife Conservation Park
Harewood Bird Garden at Leeds
Helsinki Zoo
Jardim Zoologico / Lisbon Zoo
Jurong Birdpark, Singapore
Lee Richardson Zoo
Lotherton Bird Garden
Memphis Zoological Garden & Aquarium
Miami Metrozoo
Miejski Ogrod Zoologiczny Warsaw
Minnesota Zoological Garden
Moscow Zoological Park
Nashville Zoo at Grassmere
Niabi Zoo
Nikolaev Zoo of Nikolaev-City Council
North of England Zoological Society
Ogrod Zoobotaniczny Torun
Ogrod Zoologiczny im. Stefana Milera
Ogrod Zoologiczny w Poznaniu
Osaka Municipal Tennoji Zool. Gdns.
Paignton Zoo Environmental Park
Paradise Park Wildlife Sanctuary
Parc des Oiseaux
Parc Zoologique De Cleres (MNHN)
Parco Faunistico La Torbiera
Park i Ogrod Zoologiczny w Krakowie
Parque Ornitologico de Lourosa
Potter Park Zoological Gardens
Prospect Park Zoo
Pueblo Zoo
Rodbaston College
San Diego Zoo
Smithsonian National Zoological Park
Tallinn Zoo
Tautphaus Park Zoo
The Pheasant Foundation (OHBG)
Thrigby Hall Wildlife Gardens
Tiergarten Bernburg
Tilgate Nature Centre
Toronto Zoo
Tracy Aviary
Twycross Zoo
Ueno Zoological Gardens
Vogelpark (Birdpark) Avifauna
Wilhelma Zoo
Willow Park Zoo
Yokohama Zool. Gardens
Zagreb Zoo / Zooloski vrt Zagreb
Zoo Boise
Zoo de Santillana y Parque Cuaternario
Zoo of Antwerp
Zoological Garden Prague
Zoologicka zahrada Ostrava
Zoologicka zahrada Liberec
Zoologická a botanická zahrada Plzen
Zoologischer Garten Leipzig
Zoologischer Garten Schmiding


Southern Asia;



Attributes / relations provided by
1del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
4You-Bing Zhou, Chris Newman, Christina D. Buesching, Andrzej Zalewski, Yayoi Kaneko, David W. Macdonald, and Zong-Qiang Xie, Diet of an opportunistically frugivorous carnivore, Martes flavigula, in subtropical forest Journal of Mammalogy, 92(3):611–619, 2011
5Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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