|Blyth's tragopan (Tragopan blythii)|
|Meleagris satyra (satyr tragopan)|
Tragopan is a bird genus in the pheasant family Phasianidae. Member of the genus are commonly called "horned pheasants" because males have two brightly colored, fleshy horns on their head that can be erected during courtship displays. The habit of tragopans to nest in trees is unique among phasianids.
The genus Tragopan was introduced by the French naturalist Georges Cuvier in 1829 for the satyr tragopan. The name tragopan is a mythical horned purple-headed bird mentioned by the Roman authors Pliny and Pomponius Mela.
The genus contains five species.
|Tragopan melanocephalus||Western tragopan||Kohistan, Kaghan valley, Kishtwar, Chamba, Kullu and an area east of the Satluj river, Pakistan|
|Tragopan satyra||Satyr tragopan||India, Tibet, Nepal and Bhutan.|
|Tragopan temminckii||Temminck's tragopan||northern Myanmar to northwestern Tonkin.|
|Tragopan blythii||Blyth's tragopan||Bhutan through northeast India, north Myanmar to southeast Tibet, and also China.|
|Tragopan caboti||Cabot's tragopan||provinces of Fujian, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, and Guangdong, China|
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