RANGE: Himalayas, between 2440 and 3660 m from Garwhal eastward to bhutan and forests of Tibet to Monyul. In the winter they move down to 1800 m.
HABITAT:They are found in thick mountain forests in these regions in several different habitats but always where undergrowth in the form of bamboo thickets or rhododendron brakes are present.
DESCRIPTION:They are most common Tragopans in captivity. It is easy to raise them and they are hardy for winter time. But they need shelters for summer time to hide. They become quite tame and you can feed them out of your hands. You can breed them in pairs or with multiple females.
AVAIRY POSITION:Well planted 37 m2 avairy.
FEEDING: Pellets, seeds, green food, live food. Also they like fruits.
BREEDING AGE: Second year.
BREEDING SEASON: April to May.
NUMBER OF EGGS IN A YEAR: 10-12 eggs.
INCUBATION PERIOD:28 days.