Bhutan Journal of Natural Resources and Development

College of Natural Resources

The First Record of Horned Lark from Jigme Khesar Strict Nature Reserve – A new Record for Bhutan

Dorji, Gyeltshen .;  Wangchuk, Sangay .;  , Wangchuk.;  Tobgay, Sonam .;  Wangyal, Jigme .T; 



The Horned Lark (Eremophila alpestris) even though a widespread songbird species had not been recorded from Bhutan. The bird was observed in Jigme Khesar Strict Nature Reserve in a recent trip to Gakiling. With this record, the number of bird species found in Bhutan has increased to 739 species.


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