Red-throated Thrush

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Turdus ruficollis
Nepali Name: कैलोकण्ठे चाँचर

Red-throated Thursh
Red-throated Thursh. Deboche (Everest Base Camp Trek), Solukhumbu, Nepal. 25 March, 2019. Photo: Sadeep Dangol

Orange-headed Thrush

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Geokichla citrina
Nepali Name:  सुन्तले चाँचर (Suntale Chancher)

Orange-headed Thrush at Kathmandu Nepal
Ranibari, Kathmandu, Nepal. ~1,300m. 1 April, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Scaly Thrush

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Zoothera dauma
Nepali Name: गोब्रे चाँचर Gobre Chanchar

Scaly Thrush
below Forest Camp (Mardi Himal Trek), Kaski, Nepal. ~2400m. 11 October, 2016. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Grey-winged Blackbird

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Turdus boulboul
Nepali Name: मदना चाँचर Madana Chaanchar

1. The males sing beautifully during the breeding season in May-June. It is sought after as a cage bird because of its melodious song. You can hear it here: http://www.xeno-canto.org/19718
2. Coexists with the White-collared Blackbird.
3. Doesn’t seem to react to playback outside of the breeding season.

Black-throated Thrush

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Turdus atrogularis
Nepali Name: कालो कण्ठे चाँचर Kalo-kanthe Chaachar

Black-throated Thrush at Chobhar Kathmandu
Chobhar Bagmati, Lalitpur, Nepal. 1,270m. 25 February 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

White-collared Blackbird

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Turdus albocinctus
Nepali Name: कण्ठे चाँचर (Kanthe Chanchar)