Anseriformes

Falcated Duck

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Anas falcata
Nepali Name: फुर्के हाँस (Furke Haans)

Falcated Duck
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 3 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Taiga Bean Goose

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Anser fabalis
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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Greylag Goose

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Anser anser
Nepali Name: कलहाँस (Kalhaans)

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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Northern Pintail

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Anas acuta
Nepali Name: सुइरोपुछ्रे (Suiropuchchre)

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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 5 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 5 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Northern Pintail at Taudaha Kathmandu
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 11 March 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha

Tufted Duck

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Aythya fuligula
Nepali Name:  कालीजुरे हाँस (Kalijure Haans)

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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Tufted Duck at Taudaha Kathmandu
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 25 February 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha

Red-crested Pochard

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Netta rufina
Nepali Name: सुनजुरे हाँस (Sunjure Haans)

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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Red-crested Pochard at Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 3 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Red-crested Pochard in Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Common Pochard

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Aythya ferina
Nepali Name: कैलोटाउके हाँस (Kailotauke Haans)

Common Pochard
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 3 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Ferruginous Pochard

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Aythya nyroca
Nepali Name: मालक हाँस (Malak Haans)

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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Ferruginous Duck
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 3 January 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha

Northern Shoveler

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Anas clypeata
Nepali Name:
बेल्चाठूँडे हाँस Belcha Thude Haans

Northern Shoveler
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 5 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Northern Shoveler female Bagmati Kathmandu Nepal Bird Photography
Chobhar, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1270m. 29 November, 2014. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Bar-headed Goose

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Anser indicus
Nepali Name: खोया हाँस (Khoyahaans)

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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Notes:
1. One of the highest flying birds in the world with reports of flight over Everest at an altitude of 9,375m.
2. Rare passage migrant in the Kathmandu Valley.