Photographic record of Temminck’s Tragopan Tragopan temminckii (Gray, 1831) (Aves: Galliformes: Phasianidae) from eastern Bhutan: an evidence of its westward range expansion

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Tshering Dorji
https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3914-9780
Kinley Kinley
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2172-7906
Letro Letro
https://orcid.org/0000-0003-2042-4030
Dawa Tshering
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5618-0889
Prem Nanda Maidali
https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7689-8230

Abstract

We report the second photographic evidence of Temminck’s Tragopan Tragopan temminckii from Bhutan.  Inhabiting warm broadleaved forest at an elevation of 2,952m, the species photo captured in a camera trap was much westward than its previous record, indicating westward range expansion of this rare and elusive bird.  

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Dorji, T., Kinley, K., Letro, L., Tshering, D. and Maidali, P.N. 2021. Photographic record of Temminck’s Tragopan Tragopan temminckii (Gray, 1831) (Aves: Galliformes: Phasianidae) from eastern Bhutan: an evidence of its westward range expansion. Journal of Threatened Taxa. 13, 5 (Apr. 2021), 18403–18405. DOI:https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.6058.13.5.18403-18405.
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Kinley Kinley, Tsirang Forest Division, Department of Forest and Park Services, Damphu, 36001 Bhutan.

Department of Forest and Park Services,

Ministry of Agriculture and Forest
Bhutan

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