3 new species of birds found in Nepal
www.chinaview.cn 2006-12-14 13:17:06

    KATHMANDU Dec. 14 ( Xinhua) -- Bird specialists have found birds of three new species in the remote protected forest area of Nepal's southern Chitwan district, local Rajdhani daily reported on Thursday.

    A team of Nepali and foreign bird specialists found those birds while they were visiting The Chepang Hill Siraichuli Trek area of the district, some 100 km southwest of Kathmandu.

    Hem Subedi, member of Nepal Endangered Birds Committee said that they found those birds at the altitude of 1500 to 1930 meters from sea surface.

    A team comprising Subedi, Amar Giri and French bird expert Viwean Pullu had identified those birds.

    Subedi said there are many birds of other species and they could be found if good studies and researches were carried in the area.

Editor: Yao Runping
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