Ornithologist Devendra Kharel has noticed a inexperienced pigeon in Mechinagar of Jhapa district. Based on Kharel, its frequent English title is inexperienced imperial pigeon. The scientific title of the chook is dukula ania. The distinctive chook was discovered on a simal tree at Mechninagar Municipality. The chook is the primary of its species in Nepal, Kharel claimed.
Equally, the Hen Conservation Affiliation and author of e-book on birds Hemsagar Baral additionally confirmed the discovering of the brand new chook within the nation.
“After I was finding out birds throughout a discipline go to two days again, I noticed 4 distinctive birds perched on a simal tree. They had been like pigeons,”
Kharel informed the RSS, including that he instantly clicked a photograph of the birds and despatched it to the Hen Conservation Affiliation and ornithologist Baral.
Additionally they confirmed it to be a inexperienced pigeon. Based on him, it was the primary time such a chook was discovered within the nation.
Kharel, a resident of Mechinagar, has been concerned in commentary and conservation of birds for 5 years. He takes birds’ images in varied districts, together with Ilam, Sunsari, and Chitwan, and raises public consciousness on chook conservation.
There’s an official document that Nepal has 886 species of birds. However the inexperienced pigeon has not been included within the checklist. Kharel mentioned the document ought to now be up to date to 887.
A model of this text seems in print on November 27, 2020 of The Himalayan Occasions.