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Temminck's Tragopan


Temminck's Tragopan
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Copyright: Ang Hwee Yong (Meerkat) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 20 W: 0 N: 896] (5258)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2013-08-17
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon D300, AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8G ED VR
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/50 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2013-08-17 21:09
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Points: 6
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Temminck's Tragopan (M)

Identification

64cm. Red and orange, white-spotted plumage, black bill, pink legs, bare blue facial skin, inflatable dark-blue lappet and horns. The female is a white-spotted brown bird with blue circular eye skin.

Distribution

Northeast India, northwest Vietnam, Tibet northern provinces of China, and northern Burma

Habitat

Forests.

Behaviour

The diet includes berries, grass, plants, shoots, fruits and insects.

They take over an abandoned nest and the female lines it with leaves and twigs. 3-4 eggs are laid and are incubated by the female for 28-30 days. The young develop very quickly and are able to fly just days after hatching.

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SIR
真是漂亮的鳥 色彩華麗 豔麗逼人 真是美麗 眼神可愛
照的清晰 鏡頭也很棒
構圖美麗 背景漂亮
謝謝分享
STONE

Very colorful bird and very precise capture.

Ciao Ang,
Stupendo uccello ripreso da una ottima angolatura. Notevoli i dettagli e la nitidezza. Well done.
Antonio

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