The first record of European roller Coracis garrulus for Nepal

  • Rishi Baral National Trust for Nature Conservation, Annapurna Conservation Area Project, Hariyokharka, Pokhara. P.O. Box: 183
  • Ram Bahadur Gurung National Trust for Nature Conservation - Annapurna Conservation Area Project, P.O. Box 183, Hariyo Kharka, Pokhara, Nepal.
Keywords: Birds, New records, Mustang, Lomanthang, Indian roller


European Roller Coracis garrulus was recorded for the first time in Nepal. The roller bird was first spotted and photographed on 29 August 2021, at 15hr30 from Kekighan, Lomanthang Rural Municipality Ward number-5, Upper Mustang (29º 10.779’ N, 83º 58.218’E) at an elevation of 3781 m inside the Annapurna Conservation Area.


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How to Cite
Baral, R., & Gurung, R. B. (2022). The first record of European roller Coracis garrulus for Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Zoology , 6(2), 53-54.

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