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Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus



References

Anon. 2009. Conserving pheasants in Palas Valley, Pakistan. World Pheasant Association News: 16.

Awan, M. N. 2010. Status and conservation of Western Tragopan Pheasant in and around Salkhala Game Reserve, District Neelum, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan. Final Progress Report Submitted to Oriental Bird Club. UK.

Awan, M. N.; Buner, F.; Kingdon, N. 2016. A review of published and unpublished surveys of a redlisted ‘flagship species’, the Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus in Azad Jammu and Kashmir, Pakistan. Bird Conservation International 26(3): 380–395.

Awan, M.N. 2016. Conservation action for Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus as a “flagship species” in Jagran Valley, Kashmir Himalaya, Pakistan. G@llinformed: Newsletter of the IUCN-SSC/ Galliformes Specialist Group 11: 19-25.

BirdLife International. 2001. Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book. BirdLife International, Cambridge, U.K.

Chauhan, A. S.; Dhiman, S. P.; Mohan, L. 2008. Breeding the Western Tragopan at Sarahan Pheasantry. World Pheasant Association News: 14.

Chauhan, A. S.; Dhiman, S. P.; Mohan, L. 2008. Sarahan Pheasantry, Himachal Pradesh, India. International Zoo News 55(4): 248.

Collar, N.J. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2013. Conservation breeding and avian diversity: chances and challenges. International Zoo Yearbook 48(1): 7-28.

Keane, A.M.; Garson, P.J.; McGowan, P.J. K. in press. Pheasants: status survey and conservation action plan 2005-2009. IUCN and WPA, Gland, Switzerland.

Singh, S.; Tu, F. 2008. A preliminary survey for Western Tragopan Tragopan melanocephalus in the Daranghati Wildlife Sanctuary, Himachal Pradesh. Indian Birds 4(2): 42-55.

Tu, F. 2008. Daranghati: a haven for Western Tragopan. World Pheasant Association News: 7.

Further resources

IUCN SSC Galliformes Specialist Group

Detailed species accounts from the Threatened birds of Asia: the BirdLife International Red Data Book (BirdLife International 2001).

Search for photos and videos, and hear sounds of this species from the Macaulay Library

Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Tragopan melanocephalus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/03/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 09/03/2021.