Living the Scientific Life (Scientist, Interrupted)

Grey-bellied Tragopan

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First in a series of non-passerine images by this photographer.

Blyth’s Tragopan, Tragopan blythii, also known as the Grey-bellied Tragopan.

Image: John Del Rio. [larger view].


Tragopans comprise a genus within the avian order, Phasianidae — the pheasants.

Comments

  1. #1 The Ridger
    May 28, 2008

    You know – sometimes pheasants just don’t look real.

  2. #2 Bob O'H
    May 29, 2008

    The Ridger’s right. This looks like it should be next to one of the horses at the AMNH.