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

Taxonomic Notes:

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


Nesting/juveniles:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

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).

References:
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.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhavanarayeni,R. 2020. Harpactes wardi (Kinnear, 1927) – Ward's Trogon. Satose, V., V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.11. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/1156/Harpactes-wardi
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