Anserini

Taiga Bean Goose

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Anser fabalis
Nepali Name:

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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.

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.

Cotton Pygmy-goose

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Nettapus coromandelianus
Nepali Name: हरि हाँस (Hari Haans)

Cotton Pygmy-goose
Ghodaghodi Lake, Kailali, Nepal. 200m. 11 May, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Cotton Pygmy-goose
Ghodaghodi Lake, Kailali, Nepal. 200m. 11 May, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Ruddy Shelduck

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Nepali name: चखेवा (Chakhewa)

Ruddy Shelduck
Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea) Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 20 January, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha
Ruddy Shelduck
Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea) Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 26 January, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.