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Nepali Name: टेमु (Temu)
Pheriche (Everest Base Camp Trek), Solukhumbu, Nepal. 4,250m. 23 May, 2014. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Yellow-billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax graculus) Tserko Ri (Langtang Valley), Rasuwa, Nepal. 5,033m. 3 June, 2009. Photo: Ashish Shrestha
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.