EBC Trek

Plumbeous Water Redstart

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Rhyacornis fuliginosus
Nepali name: निलाम्बर जलखञ्जरी (Nilambar Jalkhanjari)

Notes:
Highly territorial.

Golden Eagle

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Aquila chrysaetos
Nepali Name: सुपर्ण महाचील Suparna Mahacheel

Notes:
1. One of the most ferocious and boldest of the hunters.

Brandt’s Mountain Finch

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Leucosticte brandti
Nepali Name: ध्वाँसे टाउके तितुभँगेरा Dhwase Tauke Titu Bhangera

Brandt's Mountain Finch
Gorakshep (Everest Base Camp Trek), Solukhumbu, Nepal. 5,207m. 26 May, 2014. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Brandt's Mountain Finch
Brandt’s Mountain Finch. Lobuche (Everest Region), Solukhumbu, Nepal. 4.940 meters. 31 March, 2019. Photo: Sadeep Dangol

Spotted Great Rosefinch

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Carpodacus severtzovi
Nepali Name: राजतितु Rajtitu

Horned Lark

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Eremophila alpestris
Nepali Name: जुंगे भारद्धाज Junge Bhardwaj

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.

Yellow-billed Chough

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Pyrrhocorax graculus
Nepali Name: टेमु (Temu)

Yellow-billed Chough
Yellow-billed Chough. Lobuche (Everest Region), Solukhumbu, Nepal. 4,940 meters. 1 April, 2019. Photo: Sadeep Dangol

Notes:
1. If properly trained, this is a bird that could make mountaineering legends and that too without supplemental oxygen. Has been reported from camps as high as 8,000m in Everest.