Friday, December 9, 2016

Part 3 Raptor watching at Thoolakharka Nepal

Group photo against the backdrop of Annapurna Himalayas range
Dark-throated Thrush (Female) (Credit: Collin Cheong)
Yellow-billed Blue Magpie (Credit: Collin Cheong)

Dark-throated Thrush (Male) (Credit: Collin Cheong) 
Blue-fronted Redstart (Female) 
 (Credit: Collin Cheong)
White-tailed Nuthatch
Credit: Collin Cheong

Blue-fronted Redstart (Male)
Credit: Jannie Tan 
Asian Black Bulbul (Credit: David Lai) and Aberrant Bush-warbler (Credit: David Lai)
Hume’s Warbler (Credit: Jannie Tan) and Striated Laughingthrush (Credit: David Lai)

Bar-throated Siva (Credit: Jannie Tan) and Streaked Laughingthrush (Credit: David Lai)
Annapurna Himalayas, Machapuchare also known as “Matterhorn” of Nepal reflects tail of a fish, hence the "fish's tail" name (morning and sunset views)
(Credit: Lee Poh Peng)
Group photo with Robert De Candido, Tulsi Subedi and Sandesh
Group photo with Mr Maila Dai, owner of Angel’s Guest House

Birdlist : Kathmandu-Pokhara-Thoolakharka 
16-23 November 2016
Sighted and prepared by Nina Cheung
Sightings by others* are included in bold
1.Kalij Pheasant
Lophura leucomelanos
2. Crimson-breasted Woodpecker
3. Great Barbet
Megalaima virens
4. White-throated Kingfisher
Halcyon smyrnensis
5.Rose-ringed Parakeet
6. Collared Owlet
Glaucidium brodiei
7.Rock Pigeon
8. Common Wood Pigeon
Columba palumbus
9.Black Kite
10.Bearded Vulture (Lammergeier)
11.Eygptian Vulture
Neophron percnopterus
12.White-rumped Vulture
13.Himalayan Vulture (Griffon)
14.Cinereous Vulture
15.Red-headed Vulture
16.Black Eagle
17. Besra
Accipiter virgatus
18.Eurasian Sparrowhawk
19.Oriental Honey-buzzard
20.Steppe Eagle
21.Bonelli's Eagle
22.Booted Eagle
23.Mountain Hawk-eagle
24.Common Kestrel
Falco tinnunculus
25.Saker Falcon
26. Peregrine Falcon
Falco peregrinus
27.Cattle Egret
28.Indian Pond-heron
29.Long-tailed Shrike
30.Yellow-billed Blue Magpie
Urocissa flavirostris
31.Common Green Magpie
Cissa chinensis
32.Grey Treepie
33.House Crow
34.Large-billed Crow
35.Common Raven
36.Short-billed Minivet
37.Yellow-bellied Fantail
38.Black Drongo
Dicrurus macrocercus
39.Blue Whistling-thrush
40.Grey-winged Blackbird
41.Dark-throated Thrush
42.Orange-flanked Bush Robin
43.Oriental Magpie Robin
44.Blue-fronted Redstart

45.White-capped Water-redstart
Chaimarrornis leucocephalus

46.Plumbeous Water- redstart
Rhyacornis fuliginosus
47.Spotted Forktail
Enicurus maculatus
48.Common Myna
49.Jungle Myna
Acridotheres fuscus
50.Chestnut-bellied Nuthatch
51.White-tailed Nuthatch
52.Great Tit
53.Green-backed Tit
54.Black-throated Tit
Aegithalos concinnus
55.Barn Swallow
Hirundo rustica
56.Pacific Swallow
57.Red-whiskered Bulbul
Pycnonotus jocosus
58.Himalayan Bulbul
Pycnonotus leucogenys
59.Red-vented Bulbul
60.Asian Black Bulbul
Hypsipetes leucocephalus
61.Common Tailorbird
62.Aberrant Bush-warbler
63.Buff-barred Warbler
64.Lemon-rumped Warbler
Phylloscopus chloronotus
65.Hume’s Warbler
Phylloscopus humei
66.Grey-hooded Warbler
Seicercus xanthoschistos
67.Chestnut-crowned Warbler
Seicercus castaniceps
68.White-throated Laughingthrush
69.White-crested Laughingthrush
70.Striated Laughingthrush
71.Streaked Laughingthrush
72.Chestnut-crowned Laughingthrush
73.Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babbler
Pomatorhinus erythrogenys
74.Pygmy Wren Babbler
Pnoepyga pusilla
75.Red-billed Leiothrix
76.Bar-throated Siva (previously known as Chestnut-tailed Minla)
Siva Strigula (previously known as Minla strigula
77.Rufous-winged Fulvetta
78.White-browed Fulvetta
79.Whiskered Yuhina
80.Rufous Sibia
81.Fire-breasted Flowerpecker
82.Green-tailed Sunbird
83.Black-throated Sunbird
84.Fire-tailed Sunbird
85.House Sparrow
86.White Wagtail
87.Olive-backed Pipit
Anthus hodgsoni
88.Rufous-breasted Accentor
Prunella strophiata
89.Dark-breasted Rosefinch
Carpodacus nipalensis
90.Common Rosefinch
Carpodacus erythrinus
91.Pink-browed Rosefinch

* Others include Collin Cheong, Jannie Tan, Lee Poh Peng, Lim Kam Su, Maye Yap and Tan Gim Cheong

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