Ciconiiformes

Black-headed Gull

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Chroicocephalus ridibundus
Nepali Name: कालोटाउके गंगाचील

Black-headed Gull
Black-headed Gull. Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300 meters. 6 November, 2020. Photo: Ashish Shrestha
Black-headed Gull
Black-headed Gull. Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300 meters. 6 November, 2020. Photo: Ashish Shrestha

Wood Sandpiper

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Tringa glareola
Nepali Name: वन सुडसुडिया (Ban Sudsudiya)

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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 5 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Great Egret

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Ardea alba
Nepali Name: ठुलो सेतोबकुल्ला (Thulo Seto Bakulla)

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Sauraha, Chitwan, Nepal. 415m. 26 May, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Great Egret
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 3 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Peregrine Falcon

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Falco peregrinus
Nepali Name: शाही बाज (Shahi Baaz)

Peregrine Falcon
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 3 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Lesser Adjutant

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Leptoptilos javanicus
Nepali Name:  भुँडिफोर गरुड (Bhudifor Garud)

Lesser Adjutant
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 3 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Black-shouldered Kite

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Elanus axillaris
Nepali Name: मुसे चील (Muse Cheel)

Black-shouldered Kite at Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 3 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Long-legged Buzzard

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Buteo rufinus
Nepali Name: लामखुट्टे श्येनबाज (Lamkhutte Shyenbaaz)

Long-legged Buzzard in Kathmandu
Bagheswori, Bhaktapur, Nepal. ~1,400m. 6 January 2018. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Long-legged Buzzard at Chobhar Kathmandu
Chobhar Bagmati, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 25 February 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha
Long-legged Buzzard
Bagheswori, Bhaktapur, Nepal. ~1,400m. 21 January 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Common Buzzard

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Buteo buteo
Nepali Name: श्यनबाज (Shyan Baaz)

Common Buzzard
Bagheswori, Bhaktapur, Nepal. ~1,400m. 21 January 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Shikra

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Accipiter badius
Nepali Name: शीक्रा (Shikra)

Bonelli’s Eagle

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Aquila fasciata
Nepali Name: मोरङ्गी चील (Morangi Cheel)

Notes:
1. Observed hunting from a perch during the current visit but does hunt on the wing.