Bird Watching Nepal

Bird Watching Nepal

Bird Watching NepalNepal, unlike any parts of the world is considered as a paradise for birds lovers and ornithologists. Nepal only accomodates more than 848 species of the birds in the world. It is more than 8% of the worlds total. The Kathmandu valley and the surroundings, which has historic as well as the cultural value has almost 500 species are found. The major sites popular for birdwatching could be counted as Shivpuri Conservation Area, Nagarkot, Phulchoki Area, Godavari Area, Nagarjun area Area, Bagmati River Side, Taudaha among others in Kathmandu valley. Among them Phulchoki hill, the highest peak of the valley rim situated 20 km southeast of Kathmandu is the most popular bird watching spot with some 265 species recorded till date. Regularly recorded resident species include Besra, Black Eagle, Mountain Hawk-Eagle, Kalij Pheasant, Common Hill Partridge, Ashy Woodpigeon, Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon, Mountain Scops Owl, Collared Owlet, Golden-throated Barbet, Speckled Piculet among others and a further 55 species have been known to visit the area as migratory or occasional visitors. Phulchowki's forests are also very rich in flora and butterflies. Mammals include Leopard, Yellow-throated Marten and Orange-bellied Squirrel.

Bird Watching in NepalOutside of Kathmandu valley, Chitwan National Park, Bardia National Park and Makalu Barun National Park & Conservation Area are considered as the best places for the same. Chitwan National Park offers more than 450 species of birds including the endangered birds are the Bengal florican, Giant horn bill, Lesser florican, black stork and white stork. Common birds seem in the park include the peafowl, red jungle fowl, and different species of egrets, herons, kingfishers, fly catchers, and wood peckers. Moreover, more than 45 species of amphibians and reptiles are visible in the park.  Chitwan National Park offers many finest lodges for the accomodation inside as well as outside the park area. One can stay as per his requirements to enjoy the birdwatching.

Bardia National Park, which is considered as the best National Park after Chitwan National Park offers Bengal florican, lesser florican, silver-eared mesia, Saurus crane and other common birds of nature. Makalu Barun National Park and Conservation Area offers over 400 species of birds which includes two species of bird never before seem in Nepal- the spotted wren babbler and the olive ground warbler.

Other national parks and reserves include Shuklaphanta Wildlife Reserve offering over 200 species of birds. Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve offers 280 species of birds, which include 20 species of ducks, 2 species of ibises, many storks, egrets, herons and the endangered swamp patriadge and Bengal florican. Shey Phoksundo National Park is equally rich in many species of birds such as the impeyan pheasant (danphe- the national bird of Nepal), blood pheasant, cheer pheasants, red and yellow billed cough, raven, jungle crow, snow partridge and many others. Rara National Park offers Resident Gallinaceous birds and migrant waterfowl are of interest to park visitors. The great -crested grebe, black-necked grebe and red crested pochard are seemed during winter. Other common birds are the snow cough, chukor patridge, impeyan pheasant, Kalij pheasant and blood pheasant.

Adventure Silk Road offers you the best tours of your life time with its carefully designed program. These trips also provide panoramic mountain views, glimpses of wild animals and exposure to the local people?s culture and traditions. Get your binocular and look forward to a rewarding  experience. March and December are considered as the best time for bird watching tour however, one can do in other time as well from Sep - Nov & Mar - May.

All bird watching tours could be combined with scenic sightseeing, jungle safaris or white water rafting in the famous rivers in Nepal. Different program including one particular spot or all could be arranged as per the requirements. We have packages available from a week to months. Please write to us for more information.

We are operating Bird Watching Tour in many diffrent National Park and other places in Nepal. Bird Watching Tour and Treks Nepal, Nepal Paradise of Birds Lovers,  Birds World Nepal & Bhutan,  Birds & Nest Nepal,  Himalayan Bird Watching,  Birds In Kathmandu. Also we are operating tour and treks Langtang National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, RaRa National park, Shey-Phoksndo National Park, Khaptad National Park, Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve, Makalu Barun Natioanl Park and Conservation Area, Annapurna Conservation Area. Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, Koshi Tappu Wild Reserve, Shivapuri  Water  Shed  Conservation Area, Chitwan National park, Royal Bardia national park, Parsa Wildlife Reserve, Sukla Phant Wildlife Reserve, Manaslu Conservation Park, Manaslu Conservation Area, Annapurna Conservation Area, Kanchenjunga Conservation Area, Langtang National Park, Sagarmatha National Park, Rara National Park, Shey Phoksando National Park, Makalu Barun National Park, Khaptad National Park, Koshi Tapppu Wild Reserve, Royal Chitwan National Park, Royal Bardia National Park, Parsa Wildlife Reserve, Sukla Phant Wildlife Reserve, Dhorpatan Hunting Reserve and Shivapuri Water Shed Consrevation.For more details information about Nepal Bird Watching Tour, Trekking and Expedition itinerary please visit bellow readymade itinerary and if you are looking different itinerary please Contact Us