Wildlife of Ladakh, Birds of Ladakh, Birds of Himalaya, Ladakh Wildlife, Snow Leopards in Ladakh

Ladakh is where some of the rare high éminence birds and wildlife/ mammals and butterflies can be spotted. Hundreds of serious birders and wild animals enthusiasts visit Ladakh throughout summer for birding. Birding Hotspots in Ladakh like Indus belt– Spituk, Choglamsar, Shey, Thiksay and Chushot around Leh city and Tsokar Lake, Puga Valley, Tsomoriri, Hanle, Anley, Chushul, Nyoma, Lomabend, Panamik, Deskit, Hundar, Turtuk, South Pullu, Northe Pullu, Khardong village, Tsaga village, Tsaga la, Saspotsey, Ulley, Saspol, Trishul Lake, Rumbak vly, Ganda la, Nimaling and Chushot are a must visit for bird and wildlife lovers. Establish a Itinerary is specially custom- made for wildlife lovers and birders to identify maximum number of chickens and wildlife during the day .

Recent Birding Tour program by Ancient Tracks to Ladakh Himalaya resulted in finding innovative kinds and adding new species to the Checkling of Birds of Ladakh. New birds categories of Ladakh included on the current checklist of Birds of Ladakh included Pale Rosefinch, Plumbeous Liquid Redstart, Northern Wheater, Lesser White wine- faced Goose, Red- wattled Lapwing, Purple Swamphen, Wide- spread Redstart, Spotted Dove( after 1960), Baer ‘s Pochard, etc. to name a few . Due to local Ladakhi Birders taking time to birding, there is also a great chance that the Birds of Ladakh checklisted will be enhance drastically in the coming number of years .


Ladakh is home to many rare, dwindling in numbers high altitude birds which include Upland Buzzard, Saker Falcon, Bit of Owl, Eurasian Eagle Owl, Asian Wheater, Tibetan Lark, Tibetan Snowcock, Himalayan Snowcock, Tibetan Partridge, Tibetan Sandgrouse, Golden Eagle, Eurasian Magpie/ Black- billed Magpie, Ground Tit/ Humme ‘s Earth Pecker, Great Rosefinch, Norther/ Common Ravin, Lammergeier, Himalayan Griffon Vulture, Tibetan Snowfinch, Brandt ‘s or Black- headed snowfinch, Chinese Ruby- throat/ Himalayan Ruby- throat, Alpine Chough, Red- billed Chough, Robin Accentor, Brown lightly Accentor, Black- throated Accentor, Twite, Chukar Partridge, etc..

Various birders visit Ladakh to add to their list some lifer birds of Ladakh. White- browed Tit Warbler the of among the many species of Birds of Ladakh the birders look for during their birding tours to Ladakh with Antique Tracks.

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