Overall Nepal, more than 850 bird species are found – alone in Kathmandu Valley a large number of these birds can be spotted. The hills around the valley especially Nagarjun, Godavari and Phulchowki are ideal bird watching areas.
While in the higher Himalayan regions numerous species of birds of prey can be found, national parks like Chitwan in the lowlands harbor a wide variety of birds as well. Also, the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve in the far east of Nepal hold an incredible variety of both resident and migratory birds. Our birdwatching tour takes bird and nature enthusiasts through the national park Chitwan, the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve and the Phulchowki mountain. Throughout our tour you will be accompanied by one of Nepal’s foremost bird guides.
Did you know? Nepal’s national bird is the lophophorous, Impeyen Pheasant – locally called Danphe, which is found in the Himalayan region.
In the higher Himalayan regions are found the raptors and birds of prey of which there are numerous species. The various national parks like Chitwan and Bardiya harbor a wide variety of birds. But Koshi Tappu has better sightings of an incredible variety of both resident and migratory birds that come from as far away as Siberia. Nepal’s national bird is the lophophorous, Impeyen Pheasant locally called Danphe which is found in the Himalayan region. Bird watching trips are organized by most resorts and are accompanied by experienced naturalists.
Koshi Tappu is situated in the far eastern corner of Nepal, close to the country’s southern border with India. Which is Asia’s finest wetland sites, a combination of scrub grasslands and riverine forests, and home to 31 mammals and 485 bird species. 20 species of duck, ibises, storks, swamp partridges, herons, egrets above many other exotic and migratory waterfowl not found elsewhere in Nepal live there. It is also shelter to 13 out of 22 of Nepal’s nearly threatened bird species.
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