[ UK /tɹˈæd‍ʒəpˌæn/ ]
  1. brilliantly colored Asian pheasant having wattles and two fleshy processes on the head
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  • Many of this species in captivity have been hybridised with the Satyr tragopan, since the females look so similar.
  • Although they are now rare in the wild, Temminck's tragopans breed very well in captivity.
  • Some of these include the western tragopan (Tragopan melanocephalus), Satyr tragopan (Tragopan satyra), Koklass pheasant (Pucrasia macrolopha), Himalayan monal (Lophophorus impejanus), and Cheer pheasant (Catreus wallichi). Western Himalayan broadleaf forests
  • Pheasants are generally thought to be comprised of three subfamilies: Tragopaninae (tragopans), Argusianinae, and Phasianinae.
  • The extensive white spotting helps to separate female tragopans from those of other pheasants, and the elongated white central spot on each feather is bordered with black.
  • Last for now: two birds really, because I can't decide between them: the Temminck's and Satyr Tragopans, Tragopan temmincki and Tragopan satyra. Archive 2006-06-01
  • This has always been a good forest for tragopans probably due to its distance from any major settlement.
  • The tragopans are horned pheasants with short bills and tail feathers that are shorter than wing length.
  • We felt the tragopans slipping inexorably away into the darkening forest.
  • There are several other high-elevation specialists, such as the Himalayan snowcock (Tetraogallus himalayensis), Tibetan partridge (Perdix hodgsoniae), snow partridge (Lerwa lerwa), Satyr tragopan (Tragopan satyra), lammergeier, and the Himalayan griffon, that also need conservation attention. Eastern Himalayan alpine shrub and meadows
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