Sally O’Byrne will have just returned from a birding trip to this isolated mountainous country that is little-traveled and is considered one of the “least-spoilt” Himalayan countries. Targeted birds included exotic species like Himalayan Monal, Ibisbill, Rufous-necked Hornbill, and the best-named bird, Mrs. Gould’s Sunbird.
This is also a country where all residents who were foreign were expelled 25 years ago, so the populace is now homogeneous and the country is known for its “happiness quotient”. With scenery full of pristine forests, temples, and dramatic passes adorned with prayer flags, come find out which birds she found, and what adventures she had along the way.
Meetings are typically held at Ashland Nature Center in Hockessin, DE. Social hour and refreshments are at 7:00pm, followed by the meeting and presentations at 7:30pm. If you’d like to bring snacks to share or contribute photographs to the pre-meeting slideshow, please contact our meeting hostess, Kelley Nunn at: firstname.lastname@example.org.