The first record of European roller Coracias garrulus Linnaeus, 1758 for Nepal

Authors

  • Ram Bahadur Gurung National Trust for Nature Conservation, Annapurna Conservation Area Project, Pokhara, Nepal
  • Rishi Baral Laboratory of Wildlife Biology and Medicine, Department of Environmental Veterinary Science, Graduate School of Veterinary Medicine, Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/njz.v6i2.51886

Abstract

European roller Coracias garrulus was recorded and photographed for the first time in Nepal on 29 August 2021 at Kekighan, Lomanthang Rural Municipality Ward Number-5, Upper Mustang (29° 10.779’ N, 83° 58.218’E) at an elevation of 3781 m in the Annapurna Conservation Area by the first author who considered it was an immature bird. Later, a photograph of the bird was used for confirmation of its identification.

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Published

2022-12-30

How to Cite

Gurung, R. B., & Baral, R. (2022). The first record of European roller Coracias garrulus Linnaeus, 1758 for Nepal. Nepalese Journal of Zoology, 6(2), 53–54. https://doi.org/10.3126/njz.v6i2.51886

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