vulture

Himalayan Griffon

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Gyps himalayensis
Nepali Name: हिमाली गिद्ध (Himali Gidda)

Notes:
1. HUGE!!!
2. To get closeup shots, either catch them while they feed or near their roosting place before the thermals build up.
3. A brochure to locate vulture restaurants in Nepal, a commendable and highly successful conservation project: www.birdlifenepal.org/download.php?f=86

Egyptian Vulture

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Neophron percnopterus
Nepali Name: सेतो गिद्ध Seto Gidda

Cinereous Vulture

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Nepali Name: राज गिद्ध (Raj Gidda)