Annapurna Conservation Area
Nepali Name: कानटाटे तोरीगाँडा Kantate Torigaanda
1. Kali Gandaki Valley is the western boundary for this species.
2. Sings from a prominent position during mornings. Found in pairs during the breeding season.
Nepali Name: कालो काग Kaalo Kaag
1. Great aerial displays by the high altitude Himalayan races.
2. High altitude races larger than the ones found in the lowlands.
Nepali Name: पंखथोप्ले ठूलोतितु Pankhathople Thulotitu
1. It is weird how the females allow much closer approach to the photographer than the males. Perhaps, she thinks she is very well camouflaged even on green grass!!!
Nepali Name: पीतनयन फूलबुट्टा Pitnayan Fulbutta
Nepali Name: स्यालपोथरी लामपुच्छ्रे Syalpothari Lampuchaare
1. Until you get to really know this bird it is hard to believe that it is a close cousin of the infamous crow.
2. Gets replaced at higher altitudes by the Yellow-billed variant.