News & Events

International Vulture Awareness Day - 2021

28th August, 2021

Himalayan Nature is celebrating International Vulture Awareness Day - 2021 which is on September 4, 2021.

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Mid-winter Waterbird Count 2021 - updates

3rd January, 2021

AWC 2021 has been started. Read the different news coverage

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Tracking Himalayan Vulture Migration

18th November, 2020

Himalayan Nature is the first organization in Nepal to track numerous species of raptors to understand their movement. In this study, we are receiving information on the extraordinary movement of Himalayan Vulture between central China to South Asia. Himalayan Vultures frequently fly over 7500 m elevation over the high Himalayas.

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Welcome New Patrons; Dr Munir Z. Virani and Dr Taej Mundkur

20th March, 2020

Himalayan Nature welcomes Dr Munir Z. Virani and Dr Taej Mundkur as our new Patrons. Both are highly reputed scientists brings over 30 years of experience in conservation projects worldwide

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Annual Raptor Migration Count - 2019

18th December, 2019

2019 Raptor migration count indicates 22% declines on the number of endangered Steppe Eagle over 8 years.

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'Paatebagh': a book on Bengal Tiger launched

10th November, 2019

The first ever book written in Nepali on Tiger has been launched today.

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Inception Meeting on Pangolin Conservation Organised

25th October, 2019

An inception meeting on pangolin conservation was conducted in Panauti Municipality-10, Khopasi, Kavrepalanchowk.

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Workshops on Land Use and Land Cover Mapping Held

23rd October, 2019

Workshops on Land Use and Land Cover Mapping were held on 23 October 2019 at Simathari and Laxmipur of Ghodaghodi Municipality, Kailali.

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Autumn Migration Count of Raptors

20th October, 2019

Since 2012, Himalayan Nature is conducting annual count of migrating raptors along the migration flyway in Nepal. Our team is working hard to record every migrants, at Thoolakharka raptor migration watch site.

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Capacity Building for the Conservation of Birds and Natural Environment in Nepal

9th September, 2019

'Capacity Building for the Conservation of Birds and Natural Environment in Nepal' is Himalayan Nature's new project run in collaboration with Japanese Society for Preservation of Birds (JSPB) and Asian Raptor Research and Conservation Network (ARRCN).

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International Vulture Awareness Day 2019

7th September, 2019

Himalayan Nature celebrated 11th International Vulture Awareness Day (7th Sept 2019) by organizing various activities.

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Monitoring Nesting Ecology of King Cobra in Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park

5th September, 2019

Out of 23 eggs, 22 eggs hatched out successfully.

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An orientation program on pangolin conservation to law enforcement agencies

3rd September, 2019

A training of trainers' orientation program was organized for 2 days at Chautara, Sindhupalchok. A total of 35 participants from Law Enforcement Agencies, different relevant Government Agencies, and members of CBAPU took part in the two days training session.

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Rescue and release of a King Cobra

19th August, 2019

An adult healthy male King Cobra happily returned to his own kingdom.

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Identify and link the existing market for fish

31st July, 2019

Linking fish to appropriate market is very important. Thus, the programs were organized to facilitate the community members in finding the highest valued market.

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First Discovery of King Cobra's Nest from Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park

28th July, 2019

This is the first sighting of globally threatened species, the King Cobra's nest from Shivapuri-Nagarjun National Park.

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Awareness raising workshops for communities and school children

14th July, 2019

Awareness raising workshops were conducted for communities and school children in Kavrepalanchok district recently under the project "Proactive Pangolin Protection: Building law enforcement and community capacity to reduce the pangolin trade in Nepal".

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Searching for King Cobra's Nest

6th July, 2019

Studying globally threatened snake, King Cobra has become Himalayan Nature's regular activity since 2016. We are focused on developing more information regarding nesting ecology of King Cobra along with other aspects.

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Project Agreement Signed

29th June, 2019

Himalayan Nature signed a project agreement with ZSL Nepal to be implemented in Ghoodaghodi Lake Complex.

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People and King Cobra

26th May, 2019

Himalayan Nature has been studying various aspects of King Cobra; including distribution, nesting ecology, threats to survival and local perception in Northern Makwanpur in Central Nepal for last three years.

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World Migratory Bird Day 2019

11th May, 2019

Himalayan Nature celebrates World Migratory Bird Day by organising various events each year.

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Field works completed

16th April, 2019

The project aims at establishing relationship with macroinvertebrates, macrophytes and wetland birds to environmental flow in wetlands of Koshi Tappu Wildlife Reserve.

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Training on Pangolin Conservation

9th April, 2019

We are continuing to strengthen our Community Based Anti-Poaching Units (CBAPUs) as a pangolin conservation iniviatives in Nepal.

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Where the Egyptian Vultures breed?

8th March, 2019

Egyptian Vulture (Neophron percnopterus) builds nest on crags, outcrops and shallow caves in cliffs and sometimes on trees too. Same nest sites can be used for several years. Understanding of nesting habitat of this species is important to identify the resources requirement for the breeding period.

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