wildlife photography

Long-legged Buzzard

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Buteo rufinus
Nepali Name: लामखुट्टे श्येनबाज (Lamkhutte Shyenbaaz)

Long-legged Buzzard in Kathmandu
Bagheswori, Bhaktapur, Nepal. ~1,400m. 6 January 2018. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Long-legged Buzzard at Chobhar Kathmandu
Chobhar Bagmati, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 25 February 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha
Long-legged Buzzard
Bagheswori, Bhaktapur, Nepal. ~1,400m. 21 January 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Pied Bushchat

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Saxicola caprata
Nepali Name: काले झ्याप्सी (Kaale Jhyapsi)

Pied Bushchat
Bagheswori, Bhaktapur, Nepal. ~1,400m. 21 January 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Pied Bushchat
Pied Bushchat. Bagheswori, Bhaktapur, Nepal. ~1,400m. 18 May 2019. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Common Buzzard

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Buteo buteo
Nepali Name: श्यनबाज (Shyan Baaz)

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

Shikra

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Accipiter badius
Nepali Name: शीक्रा (Shikra)

Bronzed Drongo

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Dicrurus aeneus
Nepali Name: सानो  चिबे (Sano Chibe)

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)

Ferruginous Pochard

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Aythya nyroca
Nepali Name: मालक हाँस (Malak Haans)

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

Ferruginous Duck
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 3 January 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha

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.