Monday, 13 February 2017

New birds species discovered in Nepal

New birds species discovered in Nepal KATHMANDU: A new species of birds has been discovered in the high mountainous region of Nepal, bringing(लाना)  the total number of avian species in the Himalayan country to 866.  A Rufous-tailed Rock Thrush (Monticola saxitilis), considered an autumn (पतझड़) passage migrant (प्रवासी) bird species in Pakistan and India, was first seen and photographed
by an expedition(अभियान)  last year near the Shey monastery within the Shey-Phoksundo National Park.  Researchers from an NGO Friends of Nature (FoN) Nepal spotted the bird while studying Himalayan wolf, wild yak and snow leopard last year.

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