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.

Danfe

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