birds of nepal

Black-shouldered Kite

Posted on Updated on

Elanus axillaris
Nepali Name: मुसे चील (Muse Cheel)

Black-shouldered Kite at Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 3 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

Black Ibis

Posted on Updated on

Pseudibis papillosa
Nepali Name: कर्रा साँवरी (Karra Sawaari)

  1. With their shrill and far-carrying calls and somewhat evil profile, I always think of evil witches whenever I see this bird.

Rock Pigeon

Posted on

Columba livia
Nepali Name: मलेवा (Malewa)

Long-legged Buzzard

Posted on Updated on

Buteo rufinus
Nepali Name: लामखुट्टे श्येनबाज (Lamkhutte Shyenbaaz)

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

Pied Bushchat

Posted on Updated on

Saxicola caprata
Nepali Name: काले झ्याप्सी (Kaale Jhyapsi)

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

Common Buzzard

Posted on Updated on

Buteo buteo
Nepali Name: श्यनबाज (Shyan Baaz)

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

Shikra

Posted on Updated on

Accipiter badius
Nepali Name: शीक्रा (Shikra)