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We always see wildlife on our treks, but we don't always have the camera ready.
Bharal or Blue Sheep in Ladakh, they are commonly seen all over the high Himalaya.
Ravens in an amazing dogfight maneuver at Cho Oyu ABC, 5700m
Tibetan Snowcock at Shishapangma BC - photo by Mark Hose
Yes, well, this brings to mind that classic Gary Larson
cartoon where there is a deer with what looks like a target
on its side and the other deer saying "bummer of a birthmark, Hal".
The relatively rare and protected Tibetan Black-necked crane, who are usually found in pairs
I'm not chasing the Kiang - but Rupshu, the silly dog is.
Later they turned to face her and reared.
She ran with her tail between her legs. Taken by Joel in Ladakh.
Check out the beard - it isn't called a bearded vulture
for nothing! Also called a Lammergeyer/Lammergeier eagle.
(This is tightly cropped from a slide shot with a Canon 75-300mm Image Stabilizer lens at 300mm at 1/60th,
taken on a Mera Peak expedition.)
And this one is a bald Himalayan Griffon, note the broad, short tail compared to the Lammergeyer.
It is common to see herds of Tahr (Thar) in Langtang and
especially the Everest region,
A blood pheasant in the Everest region.