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Himalayan Snowcock Tetraogallus himalayensis himalayensis   - Nest with eggs
Himalayan Snowcock
Photographer : © Saad N Qaisrani
Location :Upper Golain Valley, Chitral, Pakistan
Date : 8 June 2014
English synonyms:Himalayan Snow Partridge
Bird Family :Phasianidae - Partridges, Chukar, Francolins, Quails, Spurfowl, Pheasants, Tragopans, Monals, Junglefowl, Arguses, Peafowl, Grouse, Ptarmigans & Capercaillies
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :I just flushed the hen while trekking the mountains there. Surprised at the proximity to which it had allowed us, we took a peek under a rock and found the eggs. - SNQ