Harpactes wardi (Kinnear, 1927) - Ward's Trogon

Subspecies in India

This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)

 

 

 

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Harpactes wardi - Ward's Trogon


 

This species is rare. It inhabits broadleaved evergreen forests of India (mainly in Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, and West Bengal), Bhutan, China, Myanmar, and Vietnam, at the heights of 1,500m-3,200m. It is an altitudinal migrant, breeding at upper elevations and descends to the lower elevations for wintering (BirdLife International 2016).

Conservation Status:
 
This species is listed as Near Threatened in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species (https://www.iucnredlist.org/)


According to the IUCN Red List assessment, the population of this species is declining and its current population size is unknown. The threat to its persistence comes from habitat disturbance due to forest clearance, logging and other human encroachments (BirdLife International 2016).
 

 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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BirdLife International 2016. Harpactes wardi . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22682857A92964837. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22682857A92964837.en. Accessed on 15 February 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Harpactes wardi (Kinnear, 1927) – Ward's Trogon. In Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.17. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.birdsofindia.org/harpactes-wardi, accessed 2024/06/25.