Anseriformes

Lesser Whistling-duck

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Dendrocygna javanica
Nepali Name: सिलसिले (Silsile)

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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 5 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Lesser Whistling-duck in Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Lesser Whistling-duck
Ghodaghodi Lake, Kailali, Nepal. 200m. 11 May, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Lesser Whistling-duck
Ghodaghodi Lake, Kailali, Nepal. 200m. 6 May, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Lesser Whistling-duck
Ghodaghodi Lake, Kailali, Nepal. 200m. 11 May, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Notes:
1. Tree nesters, either in holes or abandoned nests. Breeding season: June-September.

Cotton Pygmy-goose

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Nettapus coromandelianus
Nepali Name: हरि हाँस (Hari Haans)

Cotton Pygmy-goose
Ghodaghodi Lake, Kailali, Nepal. 200m. 11 May, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
Cotton Pygmy-goose
Ghodaghodi Lake, Kailali, Nepal. 200m. 11 May, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Common Teal

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Scientific Name: Nettapus coromandelianus
Nepali Name: विजुलागैरो (Bijulagairo)

Common Teal at Taudaha Kathmandu
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 11 March 2017. Photo: Sadeep Dangol.
Common Teal
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 3 January 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha
Common Teal
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 3 January 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha
Common Teal
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 3 January, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Mallard

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Anas platyrhynchos
Nepali name: हरियोटाउके हाँस (Hariyotauke Haans)

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Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 5 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Ruddy Shelduck

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Nepali name: चखेवा (Chakhewa)

Ruddy Shelduck
Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea) Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 20 January, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha
Ruddy Shelduck
Ruddy Shelduck (Tadorna ferruginea) Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 26 January, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Gadwall

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Nepali Name: खडखडे हाँस (Khadkhade Haans)

Eurasian Wigeon

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Nepali Name: सिन्दुरे हाँस (Sindure Haans)

Eurasian Wigeon
Eurasian Wigeon (Anas penelope) Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 30 January, 2013. Photo: Ashish Shrestha

Eurasian Wigeon

Eurasian Wigeon
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 3 January 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha
Eurasian Wigeon
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 3 January 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha
Eurasian Wigeon (female)
Taudaha, Kathmandu, Nepal. 1,300m. 3 January 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.