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Spot-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas melanozanthos - (Hodgson) 1836)

2013-09-27
Spot-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas melanozanthos - (Hodgson) 1836)Spot-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas melanozanthos - (Hodgson) 1836)

White-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas carnipes - (Hodgson) 1836)

2013-09-27
White-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas carnipes - (Hodgson) 1836)White-winged Grosbeak (Mycerobas carnipes - (Hodgson) 1836)

Yellow-billed Blue Magpie (Urocissa flavirostris - (Blyth) 1846)

2013-09-27
Yellow-billed Blue Magpie (Urocissa flavirostris - (Blyth) 1846)Yellow-billed Blue Magpie (Urocissa flavirostris - (Blyth) 1846)

Slaty-backed Forktail (Enicurus schistaceus - (Hodgson) 1836)

2013-09-27
Slaty-backed Forktail (Enicurus schistaceus - (Hodgson) 1836)Slaty-backed Forktail (Enicurus schistaceus - (Hodgson) 1836)

Spotted Forktail (Enicurus maculatus - Vigors 1831)

2013-09-27
Spotted Forktail (Enicurus maculatus - Vigors 1831)Spotted Forktail (Enicurus maculatus - Vigors 1831)

Spotted Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes - (Linnaeus) 1758)

2013-09-27
Spotted Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes - (Linnaeus) 1758)Spotted Nutcracker (Nucifraga caryocatactes - (Linnaeus) 1758)

Red-billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax - (Linnaeus) 1758)

2013-09-27
Red-billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax - (Linnaeus) 1758)Red-billed Chough (Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax - (Linnaeus) 1758)

Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo - (Linnaeus) 1758)

2013-09-27
Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo - (Linnaeus) 1758)Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo - (Linnaeus) 1758)

Golden-throated Barbet (Megalaima franklinii - (Blyth) 1842)

2013-09-27
Golden-throated Barbet (Megalaima franklinii - (Blyth) 1842)Golden-throated Barbet (Megalaima franklinii - (Blyth) 1842)

Black-tailed Crake (Porzana bicolor - Walden 1872)

2013-09-27
Black-tailed Crake (Porzana bicolor - Walden 1872)

Black-tailed Crake (Porzana bicolor - Walden 1872)


One of the most sought after Rallidae in Bhutan living in subtropical or tropical moist montane marshes at heights around 2100m. it kept to patches of jungle, scrub and rushes between or round the rice cultivation or, where there was none of this, to small ponds and pools in or near forest. They also frequented small streams, especially those which had plenty of cover on one side and open grass-land on the opposite one. They often came out (...)