birding in nepal

Paddyfield Pipit

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Anthus rufulus
Nepali Name:

Paddyfield Pipit at Bagmati Kathmandu
Chobhar Bagmati, Lalitpur, Nepal. 1,270m. 25 February 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Black-headed Ibis

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Threskiornis melanocephalus
Nepali Name: सेतो साँवरी (Seto Saawari)

Black-headed Ibis
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 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.

Grey-headed Swamphen

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Porphyrio poliocephalus
Nepali Name: कु्र्मा (Kurma)

Purple Swamphen at Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal
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.

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.

Orange-headed Thrush

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Geokichla citrina
Nepali Name:  सुन्तले चाँचर (Suntale Chancher)

Orange-headed Thrush at Kathmandu Nepal
Ranibari, Kathmandu, Nepal. ~1,300m. 1 April, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

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.

Asian Pied Starling

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Gracupica contra
Nepali Name:

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