Nepal being a natural paradise offers not only adventures in mountains but also the soothing and mesmerizing beauty of Floras and Faunas. As reported by Bird Conservation Nepal, 886 species of birds have been recorded in Nepal which accounts for about 10% of World’s total population of Birds. Well, that is a remarkable number for a small country like Nepal.
Nepal has been blessed with the variety of landscapes suitable for almost all kinds of birds. The Ecosystems range from, Low-land Regions in the Terai to High Hills and Mountain Region so; Nepal has all kinds of habitats for birds like Wetlands, Lakes, Tropical and Sub-tropical as well as Coniferous forests. Therefore, Nepal is a wonderful destination for all those Nature Lovers to watch various species of Birds living in different types of habitats. Also, Nepal has established a number of National Parks and Wildlife Reserves and Conservation Areas in order to protect and preserve the existing and endangered birds as well as animal species.
The major Bird Watching sites include the Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve, Bardiya National Park, Chitwan National Park, Major parts of Annapurna, Everest and Langtang Region as well. Surprisingly, Kathmandu itself offers a wide variety of Birds spread around in Godawari, Shivapuri National Park, Phulchowki, Taudaha and many other nearby places. Simply put in words, you will be mesmerized by the natural beauty anywhere in Nepal.
Among the wide variety of Birds, the protected ones are: Bengal Florican, Black Stork, Cheer Pheasant, Great Hornbill, Impeyan Pheasant, Lesser Florican, Sarus Crane, Satyr Tragopan, White Stork and many more.
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