Tragopan satyra (Linnaeus, 1758) - Satyr Tragopan

Subspecies in India

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

 

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This species is uncommon. It inhabits dense Quercus forests rich in flora, at the heights of 2,200m-4,250m asl) in India, China, Nepal, and Bhutan. It is an altitudinal migrant, breeds at the altitude above 2,200m, and winters by descending to 1,800m of altitude (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, with the current population estimate of 6,000-15,000 individuals. The major threat to this species is hunting (for meat). Another threat is habitat disturbance due to timber extraction and overgrazing (BirdLife International 2001).
 
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
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. Tragopan satyra . The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22679157A92804874. https://dx.doi.org/10.2305/IUCN.UK.2016-3.RLTS.T22679157A92804874.en. Accessed on 12 February 2020.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Tragopan satyra (Linnaeus, 1758) – Satyr Tragopan. 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/tragopan-satyra, accessed 2024/06/25.