birdwatching

Moustached Warbler

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Acrocephalus melanopogon
Nepali Name: जुगेँ ट्याकट्याके (Junge Tyaktake)

Moustached Warbler at Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 3 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Scarlet Minivet

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Pericrocotus speciosus
Nepali Name: रानीचरी (Raanichari)

Yellow-bellied Fantail

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Chelidorhynx hypoxantha
Nepali Name: पहेँलो मारुनीचरी (Pahelo Marunichari)

Plumbeous Water Redstart

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Rhyacornis fuliginosus
Nepali name: निलाम्बर जलखञ्जरी (Nilambar Jalkhanjari)

Notes:
Highly territorial.

White-capped Redstart

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Chaimarrornis leucocephalus
Nepali Name: सेतो टाउके जलखञ्जरी (Seto Tauke Jalkhanjari)

Notes:
1. A staple bird of Himalayan streams right from the lowlands to high mountains. Descends during the winter and goes up to breed.
2. Very territorial during the breeding season.
3. Rather animated and cheerful behavior.
4. Males have a slightly larger head cap.

Large Cuckooshrike

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Coracina macei
Nepali Name: लटुशक विरहीचरी (Latusak Birahichari)

Eurasian Tree Sparrow

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Passer montanus
Nepali Name: रुख भँगेरा

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

Eurasian Tree Sparrow at Taudaha Kathmandu
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 11 March 2017. Photo: Sadeep Dangol.

Upland Pipit

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Anthus sylvanus
Nepali Name:

Upland Pipit
Chobhar, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1270m. 5 November, 2016. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

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.

Dusky Warbler

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Phylloscopus fuscatus
Nepali Name: गोधुलि फिस्टो Godhuli Fisto

Smoky Warbler
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Dusky Warbler
Chobhar, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1270m. 5 November, 2016. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.