passage migrant

Bar-headed Goose

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Anser indicus
Nepali Name: खोया हाँस (Khoyahaans)

Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 4 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

1. One of the highest flying birds in the world with reports of flight over Everest at an altitude of 9,375m.
2. Rare passage migrant in the Kathmandu Valley.