Q. “Great Himalayan National Park” is often seen in news, is located in which of the following states?
MOST wildlife photographers and birders would say that the western tragopan is a tough bird to find.
- This rare and elusive bird of the pheasant family with striking plumage lives in the high altitudes of the Himalaya;
- The highest population of the bird is in the Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, 75 kilometres from Kullu town.
- The Tragopan genus has five species: the western tragopan, the satyr tragopan, Blyth’s tragopan, Temminck’s tragopan and Cabot’s tragopan.
- The first four are found in India and the last one can be found only in China.
Source: The Hindu