• White-browed Fulvetta are fairly common at and near treeline in Bhutan.
  • Spotted Owlet at a day roost was one of the true highlights and surprises of the trip!
  • Spotted Laughingthrush is one of the most striking laughingthrushes in Bhutan.
  • Siberian Rubythroats are uncommon wintering birds in southern Bhutan. Most views are far inferior to this one!
  • Rusty-cheeked Scimitar Babblers serenade us just after dawn.
  • A Rufous-bellied Woodpecker attends his sap wells and allows for excellent views and a long study.
  • Ruddy Shelducks are fairly common along the larger rivers of Bhutan.
  • Blood Pheasants inhabit the high elevation conifer/rhododendron forests and can often be found in fairly large flocks.
  • One of the most charismatic birds of Bhutan, the Black-necked Crane.
  • Chestnut-headed Tesias can be real skulkers, but on this trip we got great views on several occasions.
  • The beautiful Ibisbill is a high elevation shorebird, endemic to the Himalayas.
  • The gaudy Indian Peafowl.

Here are just a few photos from our most recent tour to Bhutan. This was a great trip with great people and many, many highlights! We’ll have more photos posted here soon! For information on our next tour click here.

All photos by tour leader, Aaron Lang.