Nepali Name: सिमकुखुरा Sim Kukhura
1. Reacts to playback very well.
2. Keeps to the thickets as much as it can. That was the reason why seeing or hearing this bird frequently around Kathmandu, it took a while to get a good shot.
Nepali Name: काकाकुल (Kakakul)
- As its name suggests it is specialized reptile hunter, feeding on well snakes and lizards.
- Calls incessantly
Pteruthius ripleyi / Pteruhtius flaviscapis
Nepali Name: लालपंखे भद्राईभ्याकुर Lalpankhe Bhadrai Bhyakur
(also called White-browed Shrike Babbler)
Nepali Name: ट्याकट्याके (Tyaktyake)