Pheasants and Partridges (Phasianidae)

Blyth's Tragopan (Tragopan blythii) - HBW 2, p. 526

French: Tragopan de Blyth German: Blythtragopan Spanish: Tragopán de Blyth
Other common names: Grey-bellied Tragopan

Taxonomy: Ceriornis Blythii Jerdon, 1870, Nagaland, India.
Race molesworthi only known from three specimens. Two subspecies recognized.

Subspecies and Distribution:

  • blythii (Jerdon, 1870) - now largely confined to Nagaland, NE India. Historically reported from Manipur (NE India), Burma and SC China (NW Yunnan); may still occur in these areas in small numbers.
  • molesworthi Stuart Baker, 1914 - E Bhutan (known only from skins of two males and one female).