Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary

Himalayan wildlife

G. SHAHEED Photographs By Shefiq Basheer Ahammed
The Himalayan monal (Lophophorous impejanus).
The monal in flight.
Mountain bulbul (Ixos mcclellandii).
Maroon oriole (Oriolus traillii).
Wedge-tailed green pigeon (Treron sphenurus).
Chestnut-bellied rock thrush (Monticola rufiventris).
Red-billed blue magpie (Urocissa erythroryncha).
Long-tailed broadbill (Psarisomus dalhousiae).
White-throated fantail (Rhipidura albicollis).
Plumbeous water redstart (Rhyacornis fuliginosa), male.
Khalij pheasant (Lophura leucomelanos).
Asian paradise flycatcher (Terpsiphone paradisi).
Blue-throated barbet (Megalaima asiatica).
Ultramarine flycatcher (Ficedula superciliaris).
White-capped redstart (Chaimarrornis leucocephalus).
Eurasian jay (Garrulus glandarius).
Alpine accentor (Prunella collaris).
Great barbet (Megalaima virens). The freeze shot shows its dropping.
Brown dipper (Cinclus pallasii), juvenile.
Rufous-vented yuhina (Yuhina occipitalis).
Russet sparrow (Passer rutilans).
Long-tailed minivet (Pericrocotus ethologus).
The Himalayan tahr (Hemitragus jemlahicus). It inhabits rocky and precipitous terrains as well as frozen cliffs.
The Himalayan tahr.
The tahr amidst rocks and rhododenrons.
A regal setting for the tahr herd.
The wildlife photographer Shefiq Basheer Ahammed.
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