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Birds of Nepal
There are over hundreds of thousands of
bird species all over the world.
None of the places have a more diverse
selection ...
The bird species of Nepal can be subdivided
into 3 major categories:
1. The Accidental
2. The Endemic
3. The Introduced
The accident species are species that have
over the course of evolution accidentally
showed up in the Nepal region
The endemic species are the ones who are
endemic in Nepal and have no outside
influence since very early in their evolution
The introduced species are species
brought to Nepal by humans in an effort
to breed, domesticate, hunt or even raise
them ...
Of the approximately 900 bird species
within Nepal…
2 are endemic
1 is introduced by humans
74 rare species are accidental...
Grebes
Little Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Eared Grebe
Great Crested Grebe
Photo by Gidzy
Pelicans
Great White Pelican
Spot-billed Pelican
Great White Pelican
Photo by Dakoman
Cormorants
Great Cormorant
Little Cormorant
Great Comorant
Photo by J.M. Garg
Darters
Darter Anhinga
melanogaster
Anhinga melanogaster
Photo by Kaippally
Bitterns, Herons and Egrets
Gray Heron
White-bellied Heron
Purple Heron
Eastern Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
White-faced...
Bitterns, Herons and Egrets
Cattle Egret
Striated Heron
Black-crowned Night-Heron
Malayan Night-Heron
Yellow Bittern
Cinna...
Storks
Painted Stork
Asian Openbill
Black Stork
Woolly-necked Stork
White Stork
Black-necked Stork
Lesser Adjutant
Greater...
Ibises and Spoonbills
Black-headed Ibis
Red-naped Ibis
Glossy Ibis
Eurasian Spoonbill
Eurasian Spoonbill
Photo by Andreas ...
Flamingos
Greater Flamingo
Greater Flamingo
Photo by Yogendra Joshi
Ducks, Geese and Swans
Fulvous Whistling-Duck
Lesser Whistling-Duck
Whooper Swan
Tundra Swan
Bean Goose
Greylag Goose
Bar-...
Ducks, Geese and Swans
Common Shelduck
Comb Duck
Cotton Pygmy-goose
Mandarin Duck Aix
Eurasian Wigeon
Falcated Duck
Gadwal...
Ducks, Geese and Swans
Eurasian Teal
Mallard
Spot-billed Duck
Northern Pintail
Garganey
Northern Shoveler
Red-crested Poch...
Ducks, Geese and Swans
Ferruginous Pochard
Baer’s Pochard
Tufted Duck
Greater Scaup
Harlequin Duck
Long-tailed Duck
Common...
Osprey
Osprey Pandion haliaetus
Osprey
Photo by Mike Baird
Hawks, Kites and Eagles
Jerdon’s Baza
Black Baza
Oriental Honey-buzzard
Black-shouldered Kite
Red Kite
Black Kite
Brahminy...
Hawks, Kites and Eagles
Pallas’s Fish-Eagle
White-tailed Eagle
Lesser Fish-Eagle
Gray-headed Fish-Eagle
Lammergeier
Egypti...
Hawks, Kites and Eagles
Indian Vulture
Slender-billed Vulture
Himalayan Griffon
Eurasian Griffon
Cinereous Vulture
Red-hea...
Hawks, Kites and Eagles
Crested Serpent-Eagle
Western Marsh-Harrier
Northern Harrier
Pallid Harrier
Pied Harrier
Montagu’s...
Hawks, Kites and Eagles
Shikra
Besra
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Northern Goshawk
White-eyed Buzzard
Eurasian Buzzard
Long-legged...
Hawks, Kites and Eagles
Black Eagle
Lesser Spotted Eagle
Indian Spotted Eagle
Greater Spotted Eagle
Tawny Eagle
Steppe Eag...
Hawks, Kites and Eagles
Golden Eagle
Bonelli’s Eagle
Booted Eagle
Rufous-bellied Eagle
Changeable Hawk-Eagle
Flores Hawk-E...
Caracaras and Falcons
Collared Falconet
Lesser Kestrel
Eurasian Kestrel
Red-necked Falcon
Amur Falcon
Merlin
Eurasian Kest...
Caracaras and Falcons
Eurasian Hobby
Oriental Hobby
Laggar Falcon
Saker Falcon
Barbary Falcon
Peregrine Falcon
Saker Falco...
Pheasants and Partridges
Snow Partridge
Tibetan Snowcock
Himalayan Snowcock
Chukar
Black Francolin
Gray Francolin
Swamp Fr...
Pheasants and Partridges
Common Quail
Rain Quail
Blue-breasted Quail
Jungle Bush-Quail
Hill Partridge
Rufous-throated Part...
Pheasants and Partridges
Western Tragopan
Satyr Tragopan
Koklass Pheasant
Himalayan Monal
Red Junglefowl
Kalij Pheasant
Ch...
These are but a small fraction of the
many species of birds of Nepal…
With the prevalence of pollution and
the mismanagement of people, we may
never even get the chance to discover
more of the...
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  1. 1. Birds of Nepal
  2. 2. There are over hundreds of thousands of bird species all over the world. None of the places have a more diverse selection than that of birds of Nepal.
  3. 3. The bird species of Nepal can be subdivided into 3 major categories: 1. The Accidental 2. The Endemic 3. The Introduced
  4. 4. The accident species are species that have over the course of evolution accidentally showed up in the Nepal region
  5. 5. The endemic species are the ones who are endemic in Nepal and have no outside influence since very early in their evolution
  6. 6. The introduced species are species brought to Nepal by humans in an effort to breed, domesticate, hunt or even raise them for our own purposes
  7. 7. Of the approximately 900 bird species within Nepal… 2 are endemic 1 is introduced by humans 74 rare species are accidental 32 are globally threatened and endangered
  8. 8. Grebes Little Grebe Great Crested Grebe Eared Grebe Great Crested Grebe Photo by Gidzy
  9. 9. Pelicans Great White Pelican Spot-billed Pelican Great White Pelican Photo by Dakoman
  10. 10. Cormorants Great Cormorant Little Cormorant Great Comorant Photo by J.M. Garg
  11. 11. Darters Darter Anhinga melanogaster Anhinga melanogaster Photo by Kaippally
  12. 12. Bitterns, Herons and Egrets Gray Heron White-bellied Heron Purple Heron Eastern Great Egret Intermediate Egret White-faced Heron Little Egret Indian Pond-Heron Purple Heron Photo by Vijaymp
  13. 13. Bitterns, Herons and Egrets Cattle Egret Striated Heron Black-crowned Night-Heron Malayan Night-Heron Yellow Bittern Cinnamon Bittern Black Bittern Great Bittern Cattle Egret Photo by Su Neko
  14. 14. Storks Painted Stork Asian Openbill Black Stork Woolly-necked Stork White Stork Black-necked Stork Lesser Adjutant Greater Adjutant Painted Stork Photo by Emeldil
  15. 15. Ibises and Spoonbills Black-headed Ibis Red-naped Ibis Glossy Ibis Eurasian Spoonbill Eurasian Spoonbill Photo by Andreas Trepte
  16. 16. Flamingos Greater Flamingo Greater Flamingo Photo by Yogendra Joshi
  17. 17. Ducks, Geese and Swans Fulvous Whistling-Duck Lesser Whistling-Duck Whooper Swan Tundra Swan Bean Goose Greylag Goose Bar-headed Goose Ruddy Shelduck Ruddy Shelduck Photo by Michael Gäbler
  18. 18. Ducks, Geese and Swans Common Shelduck Comb Duck Cotton Pygmy-goose Mandarin Duck Aix Eurasian Wigeon Falcated Duck Gadwall Baikal Teal Mandarin Duck Photo by Roland zh
  19. 19. Ducks, Geese and Swans Eurasian Teal Mallard Spot-billed Duck Northern Pintail Garganey Northern Shoveler Red-crested Pochard Common Pochard Red-crested Pochard
  20. 20. Ducks, Geese and Swans Ferruginous Pochard Baer’s Pochard Tufted Duck Greater Scaup Harlequin Duck Long-tailed Duck Common Goldeneye Long-tailed Duck Photo by Peter Massas
  21. 21. Osprey Osprey Pandion haliaetus Osprey Photo by Mike Baird
  22. 22. Hawks, Kites and Eagles Jerdon’s Baza Black Baza Oriental Honey-buzzard Black-shouldered Kite Red Kite Black Kite Brahminy Kite Brahminy Kite Photo by Challiyan
  23. 23. Hawks, Kites and Eagles Pallas’s Fish-Eagle White-tailed Eagle Lesser Fish-Eagle Gray-headed Fish-Eagle Lammergeier Egyptian Vulture White-rumped Vulture Pallas’s Fish-Eagle Photo by Lip Kee Yap
  24. 24. Hawks, Kites and Eagles Indian Vulture Slender-billed Vulture Himalayan Griffon Eurasian Griffon Cinereous Vulture Red-headed Vulture Short-toed Eagle Red-headed Vulture Photo by chinmayi s k
  25. 25. Hawks, Kites and Eagles Crested Serpent-Eagle Western Marsh-Harrier Northern Harrier Pallid Harrier Pied Harrier Montagu’s Harrier Crested Goshawk Northern Harrier Photo by Len Blumin
  26. 26. Hawks, Kites and Eagles Shikra Besra Eurasian Sparrowhawk Northern Goshawk White-eyed Buzzard Eurasian Buzzard Long-legged Buzzard Upland Buzzard Shikra Photo by I, Ravivaidya
  27. 27. Hawks, Kites and Eagles Black Eagle Lesser Spotted Eagle Indian Spotted Eagle Greater Spotted Eagle Tawny Eagle Steppe Eagle Imperial Eagle Black Eagle Photo by Len Blumin
  28. 28. Hawks, Kites and Eagles Golden Eagle Bonelli’s Eagle Booted Eagle Rufous-bellied Eagle Changeable Hawk-Eagle Flores Hawk-Eagle Mountain Hawk-Eagle Golden Eagle Photo by J. Glover
  29. 29. Caracaras and Falcons Collared Falconet Lesser Kestrel Eurasian Kestrel Red-necked Falcon Amur Falcon Merlin Eurasian Kestrel Photo by Andreas Trepte
  30. 30. Caracaras and Falcons Eurasian Hobby Oriental Hobby Laggar Falcon Saker Falcon Barbary Falcon Peregrine Falcon Saker Falcon Photo by Marek Szczepanek
  31. 31. Pheasants and Partridges Snow Partridge Tibetan Snowcock Himalayan Snowcock Chukar Black Francolin Gray Francolin Swamp Francolin Tibetan Partridge Chukar Photo by Mdf
  32. 32. Pheasants and Partridges Common Quail Rain Quail Blue-breasted Quail Jungle Bush-Quail Hill Partridge Rufous-throated Partridge Red Spurfowl Blood Pheasant Common Quail Photo by Guérin Nicolas
  33. 33. Pheasants and Partridges Western Tragopan Satyr Tragopan Koklass Pheasant Himalayan Monal Red Junglefowl Kalij Pheasant Cheer Pheasant Indian Peafowl Indian Peafowl Photo by Jebulon
  34. 34. These are but a small fraction of the many species of birds of Nepal…
  35. 35. With the prevalence of pollution and the mismanagement of people, we may never even get the chance to discover more of their species.
  36. 36. www.wetlandfriends.orgFor more information on The Wetlands and on how to help
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