26th Wildlife Week
26th Wildlife Week
Animals and Birds Found in Sagarmatha National Park
The main specialties of Sagarmatha National Park is that we can see endangered animals and birds .
44th Establishment day
४४ औं वार्षिक उत्सव
Status and Habitat preference study of Red Panda in SNP
Birds of SNP and its BZ
In order to update the existing information on birds of SNP and its BZ, the bird survey was carried out during November-December, 2015. Mackinnon’s list and direct count methods were used to survey the birds. The survey has recorded three new species of birds from the study area viz. Black-necked Grebe (Podiceps nigricollis), Maroon-backed Accentor (Prunella immaculata) and Tibetan Serin (Serinus thibetanus). Thus, there are 219 species of birds belonging to 32 families recorded so far in SNP and its BZ.
Trees of Sagarmatha National Park
57 species of trees identified in SNP and its BZ.
Musk deer count report 2018
Musk deer count was conducted in Sagarmatha National Park in 2018 as an approved activities of Fiscal year 2074/75. Two Species of Musk deer (Muscus Chrysogaster and Muscus fuscus) were identified with 52 live sightings.
Welcome to Sagarmatha National Park
Sagarmatha National Park extends over an area of 1,148 square kilometers of the Himalayan ecological zone in Khumbu region of Nepal. The Park includes the upper catchments areas of the Dudhkoshi and Bhotehoshi Rivers and is largely composed of rugged terrain and gorges of the high Himalayas, ranging from 2,845m at Monjo to the top of the world's highest peak- Sagarmatha at 8,848m above the sea level. Other peaks above 6,000m are Lhotse, Cho Oyu, Thamserku, Nuptse, Amadablam and Pumori. The famed Sherpa people, whose lives are interwoven with the teachings of Buddhism, live in the region. The renowned Tengboche and other monasteries are common gathering places to celebrate religious festivals such as Dumje and Mane Rumdu. Tengboche, Thame, Khumjung and Pangboche are some other famous monasteries of this region. For its superlative natural characteristics, UNESCO has enlisted SNP as a World Heritage Site in 1979.
Chief Conservation Officer
Information Officer & Assistant Conservation Officer
(Bufferzone and Monitoring Section)
यस कार्यालयको आ.व. २०७७/७८ को स्वीकृत कार्यक्रम अन्तर्गत वन्यजन्तुको लागि पानी पोखरी निर्माण कार्यक्रमको सिलवन्दी दरभाउ आह्वानको सुचना ।
Musk deer count was conducted in Sagarmatha National Park as an approved activity of fiscal year 2074/75. During the transect line survey of 15 days’ time in SNP, altogether 52 direct observations, 5 killed and 1366 pellets of musk deer were found. Two species of musk deer (Moschus fuscas and Moschus chrysogaster) were recorded (as of morphology and body fur coloration) during the survey by direct counts.
Study on identification of tree species in Sagarmatha National Park and its buffer zone was carried out in 2019. Field visit, herbarium sample collection and study of national and international herbarium specimen were the method applied for tree identification in SNP and its BZ. All together 57 tree species were identified from the study.
Study of Status of Red Panda and Its Habitat in SNP was done in 2020 as part of approved activities of Buffer Zone Development Program of F/Y 2076/77. The study was carried out in Chaurikharka Buffer Zone (Ward 2 and 3 of Khumbu Pasanglhamu Rural Municipality of Soukhumbu) of Sagarmatha National Park. On an average of 1.7 signs/km of abundance with preferable elevation range of 2600-3400 m. was concluded from the study with grazing and bamboo collection being threats to Red Panda Conservation in the study area.
Everest.mountain which lies in Sagarmatha National Park.Every year many mountaineers come from all over the globe to climb this world highest peak of altitude 8,848 m (29,028 ft), Every one knows that first of all Sir Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay climbed Mount Everest in 1953 AD.