This is a selection of birds who were cooperative enough to let me take their picture. Roughly the list of species follows our trail down from about 4000m to the foothills around Pokhara
Thanks to Dr. Martin Gottschling, Büsum, who corrected some of my identification errors!
Steve Prior, Amelia, helped with the Striped Laughingthrush.
First some birds from the Muktinath Valley:
The following birds I found farther down in the Kali Gandaki Valley.
|Grey Bushchatm male|
|Male (red) Longtailed and Grey-chinned (yellow) Minivet|
|Pied Thrush, female|
|Long-tailed Shrike, tricolor form|
|Blue Whistling Thrush|
|Plumbeous Water Redstart|
|Grey-capped Pygmy Woodpecker|
|Blue-capped Rock Thrush|
(Strophocincla lineata setafer)
|Grey Bushchat, female and butterfly|
|Cinnamon Sparrow (Russet Sparrow)|
|Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, male|
|Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, female|