Nepal's Jagadishpur lake welcomes thousands of migratory birds

Thousands of migratory birds have arrived at Jagadishpur lake, a Ramsar wetland site in Kapilvastu, with the arrival of the winter season this year

Nov 24, 2020
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Thousands of migratory birds have arrived at Jagadishpur lake, a Ramsar wetland site in Kapilvastu, with the arrival of the winter season this year.

Various species of birds from as far as Siberia migrate to the lake during winter in search of food. The migratory birds started flocking to the Jagadishpur lake in October second week this year. The lake, which is considered as a haven for birding, is hosting thousands of birds at present.

“Around 6,000 to 8,000 birds have arrived at the Jagadishpur lake so far,” said ornithologist Hem Sagar Baral. “The arrival of migratory birds will continue for the next few weeks.”

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