It is classified as such owing to the presence of three globally threatened IBA trigger species, Tragopan
melanocephalus, Catreus wallichii and Ficedula subrubra.
'The new jungles have created breeding grounds for native and exotic wild species including falcons, bears, houbara bustard, cranes, bears, common leopard, dove, ducks, monkeys, foxes, wolves, jackals, pigeons, pheasant's monal, koklas, kaleej, tragopan
, black and grey partridges and national bird chakor to thrive,' he informed.
Vikram Seth writes in his The Elephant and the Tragopan
: An Ecological Fable in Verse:
We also have some of the world's rarest animal species such as snow leopard, the blind Indus dolphin and the western tragopan
Our pictures show Luna, a Brazilian tapir, and a bright red satyr tragopan
bird, thoroughly enjoying the whiteout.
Lymphoma metastasis in the posterior ocular chamber has been reported in chickens, peacocks (Pavo species), sun conures (Aratinga solstitialis), and tragopan
In the present study, we found that the lung of African ostrich had no lobes, which was similar to Falco tinnunculus (Feng et al., 2009a), Tragopan
caboti (Wang et al., 2006), and Aguila chrysaetos (Feng et al., 2009b).
Among the most colourful works is a Company school painting in the manner of Ram Das, a Patna artist working in Calcutta, of two satyr tragopan
pheasants, executed in pencil, watercolour and bodycolour.
Apart from cheer, four species of pheasants, including Koklass, Monal, Western Tragopan
and Kalij found in the outer Himalayas of Pakistan are also bred at the pheasantry, he added.
GHNPCA is home to several Rare and Threatened species including the Western Tragopan
, Chir Pheasant, Snow Leopard, Himalayan Musk Deer, Asiatic Black Bear, Himalayan Tahr, Blue Sheep and Serow.
The birds include the monal and koklas pheasants, himalayan western tragopan
, snow peacock, snow pigeon, and chukor.
Seth's own poem The Elephant and the Tragopan
from Bingle Valley, brings to fore the man- animal conflict.