Spiny Babbler is an endemic bird of Nepal. It is difficult to observe and is more often heard than seen. It was first discovered by Dillion Ripley in 1948 at Rekcha of Kailali district far western region of Nepal. Nowadays it is fairly common in cutover scrub at the edge of fields. It is Greyish – brown with some white on face and chin, streaked and pale below in the colour. We can found them Single or In small, scattered parties. Spiny babblers are Shy escaping into tangled thickets along streams. It is sings in the good mimic with squeaks, chuckles and chirps. Call has a descending tee – tar – tee – tar tee- tar. preceded and concluded with preep pip- pip – pip. Mostly silent in the winter.
Nepali Name is Kandevyakur named after its streaked in body is seems look like a thorny.
|Duration||Half Day (5 -6 hrs)|
|When to Visit||Throughout the year|