Gov Regd. No: 81255/067/068 Tourism Regd. No.: 1278/067

Bird Watching

Birds in NepalBird watching is one of the exciting things to experience in Nepal because of it’s abundant availability of species of birds. You can watch 800 species of birds in different parts of the country. This has become possible due to the existence of primary, secondary to Rhododendron, oak and pine forests in the country. We have listed some of the places around Kathmandu which is really best for Bird watching:

Phulchowki : Situated 20km south-east of Kathmandu, it has 265 species of birds. This include babblers, warbles, tits, thrashes, minivets and woodpeckers.

Godavari : 10 km south-east of Kathmandu city, it has 100species of birds which include lesser racket, trailed drango, Tibetan siskin and spotted fork tail.

Shivpuri Watershed and Wildlife Reserve : Situated 11km north of Kathmandu, it is a responitory of birds (entry fees Rs.250)

Nagarjun Forest : 5km from Balaju, it has Kalij, Bonelli’s eagles, and other exotic birds species.

Gokarna : 7km northeast of Kathmandu, it boasts of speckled mountain thrash, orange headed ground thrush and brown owl.

Besides these places famous for Bird watching there are other destinations includes Manahara, near Airport and Taudaha, Near Dakshinkali.