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Cabot's Tragopan

(Tragopan caboti)

Found only in southeastern China in the mountain forest of Fokien and Kwangtung, these are by far the most easterly in distribution of the Tragopans. While they were quite common in collection prior to World War I, these species are rare in captivity. Cabot's Tragopans are similar to the Blyth's Tragopan, but with more orange-colored facial markings. They live at about 3,000 to 5,000 feet.

Status In Captivity: Rare

Full Adult Plumage: Secound Year

Egg Clutch size: 2-4 Eggs

Incubation Period: 28 Days

Feeding Habits: Primarily Vegetarians with emphasis on fruits and berries,