Tagged: wildbird

Rufous-chinned Laughingthrush 20170511

The rufous-chinned laughingthrush (Garrulax rufogularis) is a bird species in the family Leiothrichidae. This mid-sized laughingthrush is found along the Himalayas and can be identified by the combination of the black cap and band...

Brown-fronted Woodpecker 20170511

The brown-fronted woodpecker (Dendrocoptes auriceps) is a species of bird in the family Picidae. It ranges across the northern regions of the Indian subcontinent, primarily the lower-to-middle altitudes of the Himalayas. It is found...

Lammergeier 20170408

The bearded vulture (Gypaetus barbatus), also known as the lammergeier or ossifrage, is a bird of prey and the only member of the genus Gypaetus. The bearded vulture is the only known animal whose...

Wedge-tailed Green Pigeon 20170408

The wedge-tailed green pigeon or Kokla green pigeon (Treron sphenurus) is a species of bird in the family Columbidae. It is greenish yellow with wedge shaped tail.The crown is tinged with orange-rufous with variable...

Slender-billed Scimitar Babbler 20170322

The slender-billed scimitar babbler (Pomatorhinus superciliaris) is a passerine bird in the Old World babbler family. It is found from the Himalayas to north-western Vietnam. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane...

Eastern Imperial eagle 20170129

The eastern imperial eagle (Aquila heliaca) is a large species of bird of prey that breeds from southeastern Europe to western and central Asia. The eastern imperial eagle is a large eagle with a...

Himalayan Monal 20171123

The Himalayan monal (Lophophorus impejanus), also known as the Impeyan monal, Impeyan pheasant, is a bird in the pheasant family, Phasianidae. It is the national bird of Nepal, where it is known as the...

Golden-throated barbet 20170321

The golden-throated barbet (Psilopogon franklinii) is an Asian barbet. Barbets are a group of near passerine birds with a worldwide tropical distribution. They get their name from the bristles which fringe their heavy bills....

Black-throated accentor 20171125

The black-throated accentor (Prunella atrogularis) is a small passerine bird found in the Ural, Tian Shan and Altai Mountains. It is migratory, wintering in Afghanistan and neighboring countries. It is a rare vagrant in...

Steppe Eagle 20131122

The steppe eagle (Aquila nipalensis) is a bird of prey. Like all eagles, it belongs to the family Accipitridae. The gape of the steppe eagle is an easy way to distinguish it from the...