birds

Plumbeous Water Redstart

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Rhyacornis fuliginosus
Nepali name: निलाम्बर जलखञ्जरी (Nilambar Jalkhanjari)

Notes:
Highly territorial.

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.

Common Greenshank

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Tringa nebularia
Nepali Name: टिमटिमा (Timtimaa)

Himalayan Monal

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Lophophorus impejanus
Nepali Name: डाँफे Danfe

Hume’s Warbler

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Phylloscopus humei
Nepali Name: चञ्चले फिस्टो Chanchale Fisto

White Wagtail

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Motacilla alba
Nepali name: सेतो टिकटिके (Seto Tiktike)

Notes:
1. Communal roosters. Always found in the vicinity of water. Winter visitor.
2. As many as 6 subspecies recorded in Nepal.
3. Beautiful undulating flight.

Snow Pigeon

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Columba leuconota
Nepali Name: हिमाली मलेवा Himali Malewa

Black Redstart

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Phoenicurus ochruros
Nepali Name: ध्याप्ची खञ्जरी Dhyapchi Khanjari

Black Redstart
Lobuche (Everest Base Camp Trek), Solukhumbu, Nepal. 4,930m. 25 May, 2014. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Robin Accentor

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Prunella rubeculoides
Nepali Name: रबिन लेकचरी Robin Lekchari

Alpine Accentor

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Prunella collaris
Nepali Name: हिमाली लेकचरी Himali Lekchari

Notes:
1. One of the tamest birds of the high altitudes.