Blood Pheasant (Ithaginis cruentus)

For those who seek a sighting of red-headed trogon, lesser racquet-tailed drongo or a while-tailed rubythroat, or hope to see a Swamp Francolin & Striated Marsh Warbler list goes on and on. Nepal is one way or another always linked with birds as they are an integral part of Nepalese culture & tradition. As per the estimate, a total of 871 bird species has been recorded in Nepal only which rounds of to be about 8% of the total bird species found worldwide. Nepal has sheltered 35 globally threatened species around the world & 19 proximate threatened species and 15 restricted-range species. The Bird named “Spiny Babbler” form the family of “Passerine Birds” a species of bird in the Timaliidae family. (Scientific name: Turdoides nipalensis) or (Kande Bhyakur in Nepali)  is a rare species of bird found only in Nepal. The diversified wildlife, rich biodiversity makes Nepal, a paradise for bird watchers. There are many birds which can't be found in other countries.


Whether you want to see Himalayan Monal(Danphe), Satyr Tragopan (Monal), Great Hornbill, Spiny Babbler, Fire-tailed Sunbird, Pintail Green Pigeon, Rufous-tailed Lark bird watching wildlife tour in Nepal can be a fascinating experience.

The country's Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve` is a bird watcher's paradise. While Chitwan National Park & Bardia National park are also considered for bird watching. Nepal's National Bird Lophophorus, Impeyen Pheasant(Danphe) is found in the foothills of the Himalayas.


Major Bird Watching Places:

The Kathmandu Valley

Shivapuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve and Nagarjuna Dada:

Pokhara City

Koshi Barrage and Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve:

Chitwan National Park

Bardia National Park

Khaptad National Park