Nepal is a home of over 850 species of birds and over 10% of the total bird population of the world. Bird watching in Nepal is another enjoyable tourism attraction for the tourists. Bird watching in Nepal is not just a bird watching by binocular siting on the jeep or so on but it is also a precious opportunity for the traveler for all jungle activities. It will let them go for jungle safari, live like a local, hiking and many more info of flora and fauna.
Within the Kathmandu valley alone, around the capital city of Nepal, more than 500 species of the birds can be found. Shivapuri National Park, Nagarjun Forest, Banks of the Manohara River and Bagmati River, Chobhar Gorge, Taudaha, Dakshinkali, Godavari, Phulchoki are main places to watch the birds near Kathmandu valley.
People's houses to Every bank of the Rivers (there are over 1600 Rivers/Streams in Nepal) along with other gorges, lakes, ponds, jungles, caves along with National Parks and Wildlife Reserves have been home for the many species of birds in Nepal. Koshi Tappu wildlife reserve is main place for birds in Nepal where around 430 species out of total 850 species of birds are recorded. Chitwan and Bardiya National Parks are other main sites while Everest and Annapurna regions are other famous places where you can see many birds posing for the beautiful photographs.
The Himalayan Monal (Lophophorus impejanus) also known as Impeyen Pheasant or Danphe in local Nepali language is the national bird of Nepal. Spiny Babbler (Scientific name: Turdoides nipalensis), Kande Bhyakur in local Nepali language is a rare species of the bird which is believed to be found only in Nepal.
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