Ladakh, India, February 2016

This trip was aimed at seeing Snow Leopard in the Rumbak valley near Leh in Ladakh. We managed 2 sightings of Snow Leopard during our 9 nights there. We also visited Sultanpur near Delhi for a day either side of the Ladakh trip for some general birding.


Greylag Goose
Eurasian Wigeon
Indian Spot-billed Duck
Northern Shoveler
Northern Pintail
Green-winged Teal
Common Pochard
Ferruginous Duck
Tufted Duck
Common Merganser
Indian Peafowl
Himalayan Snowcock
Gray Francolin
Tibetan Partridge
Little Grebe
Greater Flamingo
Painted Stork
Great Cormorant
Little Cormorant
Oriental Darter
Gray Heron
Purple Heron
Great Egret
Intermediate Egret
Indian Pond-Heron
Red-naped Ibis
Eurasian Spoonbill
Himalayan Griffon
Indian Spotted Eagle
Booted Eagle
Imperial Eagle
Golden Eagle
Eastern Marsh-Harrier
Eurasian Sparrowhawk
Black Kite
Eurasian Coot
Common Crane
Indian Thick-knee
Red-wattled Lapwing
White-tailed Lapwing
Common Sandpiper
Green Sandpiper
Spotted Redshank
Common Greenshank
Wood Sandpiper
Common Redshank
Rock Pigeon
Hill Pigeon
Eurasian Collared-Dove
Red Collared-Dove
Greater Coucal
Spotted Owlet
White-throated Kingfisher
Coppersmith Barbet
Brown-headed Barbet
Alexandrine Parakeet
Rose-ringed Parakeet
Large Woodshrike
Long-tailed Minivet
Bay-backed Shrike
Long-tailed Shrike
Black Drongo
Rufous Treepie
Eurasian Magpie
Red-billed Chough
Yellow-billed Chough
House Crow
Horned Lark
Pale Sand Martin
Cinereous Tit
Eurasian Wren
Red-vented Bulbul
Common Chiffchaff
Brooks’s Leaf Warbler
Hume’s Warbler
White-spectacled Warbler
Common Tailorbird
Ashy Prinia
Lesser Whitethroat
Oriental White-eye
Large Gray Babbler
Indian Robin
Oriental Magpie-Robin
Red-breasted Flycatcher
White-winged Redstart
Siberian Stonechat
Pied Bushchat
Common Myna
Bank Myna
Robin Accentor
Brown Accentor
Eastern Yellow Wagtail
White Wagtail
White-browed Wagtail
Tawny Pipit
Streaked Rosefinch
Fire-fronted Serin
House Sparrow
Sind Sparrow
White-rumped Snowfinch