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:
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).
Cite this page along with its URL as: Bhavanarayeni, R., and A. Bayani. 2023. Tragopan satyra (Linnaeus, 1758) – Satyr Tragopan. Satose, V., A. Bayani, V. Ramachandran, P. Roy, and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Birds of India, v. 2.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.birdsofindia.org/sp/748/Tragopan-satyra
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