Pheriche

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.