Rare and Vagrant Birds

 

Common Name Scientific Name Nepali Name Recent Sightings
Rain Quail Coturnix coromandelica
Jungle Bush Quail Perdicula asiatica
Red Spurfowl Galloperdix spadicea
Fulvous Whistling Duck Dendrocygna bicolor
Bean Goose Anser fabalis
Tundra Swan Cygnus columbianus
Whooper Swan Cygnus cygnus
Mandarin Duck Aix galericulata
Baikal Teal Anas formosa
Pink-headed Duck (CR) Rhodonessa caryophyllacea
Baer’s Pochard (CR) Aythya baeri
Greater Scaup Aythya marila
Harlequin Duck Histrionicus histrionicus
Long-tailed Duck (VU) Clangula hyemalis
Smew Mergellus albellus
Red-breasted Merganser Mergus serrator
Red-throated Diver or Loon Gavia stellata
Rufous-necked Hornbill (VU) Aceros nipalensis
Greater Flamingo Phoenicopterus ruber
Greater Adjutant (EN) Leptoptilos dubius
Glossy Ibis Plegadis falcinellus
Malaysian Night Heron Gorsachius melanolophus
Great White Pelican Pelecanus onocrotalus
Indian Cormorant Phalacrocorax fuscicollis
Jerdon’s Baza Aviceda jerdoni
Red Kite (NT) Milvus milvus
Indian Vulture (CR) Gyps indicus
Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides
Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Black-tailed Crake Porzana bicolor
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana
Black-necked Crane (VU) Grus nigricollis
Eurasian Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
White-tailed Plover Vanellus leucurus
Black-bellied Plover Pluvialis squatarola
Greater Sand Plover Charadrius leschenaultii
Swinhoe’s Snipe Gallinago megala
Terek Sandpiper Xenus cinereus
Ruddy Turnstone Arenaria interpres
Sanderling Calidris alba
Long-toed Stint Calidris subminuta
Red-necked Phalarope Phalaropus lobatus
Collared Pratincole Glareola pratincola
Mew Gull Larus canus
Herring Gull Larus argentatus
Lesser Black-backed Gull Larus fuscus
Woodpigeon Columba palumbus
Grey-headed Parakeet Psittacula finschii
Hodgson’s Hawk-Cuckoo Cuculus fugax
Plaintive Cuckoo Cacomantis merulinus
Long-eared Owl Asio otus
Sykes’s Nightjar Caprimulgus mahrattensis
Black-capped Kingfisher Halcyon pileata
Blyth’s Kingfisher (NT) Alcedo hercules
Silver-breasted Broadbill Serilophus lunatus
Ashy Minivet Pericrocotus divaricatus
White-bellied Minivet Pericrocotus erythropygius
Red-backed Shrike Lanius collurio
Isabelline Shrike Lanius isabellinus
Great Grey Shrike Lanius excubitor
Black-naped Oriole Oriolus chinensis
Eurasian Jackdaw Corvus monedula
Bohemian Waxwing Bombycilla garrulus
Northern House Martin Delichon urbicum
Singing Bushlark Mirafra cantillans
Tibetan Lark Melanocorypha maxima
Rufous-tailed Lark Ammomanes phoenicura
Asian Stubtail Urosphena squameiceps
Lanceolated Warbler Locustella lanceolata
Grasshopper Warbler Locustella naevia
Rusty-rumped Warbler Locustella certhiola
Oriental Reed Warbler Acrocephalus orientalis
Black-browed Reed Warbler Acrocephalus bistrigiceps
Blunt-winged Warbler Acrocephalus concinens
Brown Bush Warbler Bradypterus luteoventris
Radde’s Warbler Phylloscopus schwarzi
Tytler’s Leaf Warbler (NT) Phylloscopus tytleri
Orphean Warbler Sylvia hortensis
Grey-headed Parrotbill Paradoxornis gularis
Black-breasted Parrotbill (VU) Paradoxornis flavirostris
Red-faced Liocichla Liocichla phoenicea
Daurian Starling Sturnus sturninus
Rosy Starling Sturnus roseus
Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula
Green Cochoa Cochoa viridis
Siberian Blue Robin Luscinia cyane
Daurian Redstart Phoenicurus auroreus
Jerdon’s Bushchat Saxicola jerdoni
Northern Wheatear Oenanthe oenanthe
Red-tailed Wheatear Oenanthe chrysopygia
Pied Wheatear Oenanthe pleschanka
Brown-breasted Flycatcher Muscicapa muttui
Hill Blue Flycatcher Cyornis banyumas
Spanish Sparrow Passer hispaniolensis
Finn’s Weaver (VU) Ploceus megarhynchus
Forest Wagtail Dendronanthus indicus
Yellow Wagtail Motacilla flava
Tawny Pipit Anthus campestris
Eurasian Siskin Carduelis spinus
Common Linnet Carduelis cannabina
Mongolian Finch Bucanetes mongolicus
Three-banded Rosefinch Carpodacus trifasciatus
Grey-headed Bullfinch Pyrrhula erythaca
White-capped Bunting Emberiza stewarti
Rustic Bunting Emberiza rustica
Chestnut Bunting Emberiza rutila
Black-headed Bunting Emberiza melanocephala
Red-headed Bunting Emberiza bruniceps
Pallas’s Bunting Emberiza pallasi
Reed Bunting Emberiza schoeniclus
White-bellied Heron (CR) Ardea insignis

2 thoughts on “Rare and Vagrant Birds

    Deepak said:
    January 6, 2016 at 4:57 pm

    I found a new bird here in dharan. I have it’s photo. Can you help me identify it.

      Anonymous said:
      June 6, 2016 at 12:43 am

      deepak bro facebook maa birds in nepal vanne group cha tesh maa post garnu taha huncha sabai kura

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