Bhutan has been rated as Birders’ Paradise with more than 680 species of birds recorded so far and still discovering. Some of these are migrants, especially from Tibet. Black Necked Cranes fly to Bhutan in mid October and back to Tibetan Plateau in early summer. The Cranes are found in Phojikha valley in western, Bomdelling in eastern and Bumthang in central Bhutan.
Common birds in Bhutan are Ashy Drongo, Black Drongo, Common Myna, Red-vented Bulbul, Water Red-Start, Whistling Thrush, Black Crow and Pigeons.
Most of the endangered species, White Bellied Heron, Imperial Heron, Beautiful Nuthatch, Blyth’s Kingfisher, Great Hornbill, Rufous Necked Hornbill, Chestnut-breasted Partridge, Yellow-rumped Honey Guide, White-rumped Vulture, Satyr Tragopan, Eurasian Curlew, Lesser Fish-eagle, Blackish-breasted Babbler and many more are found in Bhutan.