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Krishna Bhusal
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Krishna Bhusal

   Biography

After finishing his M.Sc. at the Central Department of Zoology Tribhuvan University, Nepal, he joined Bird Conservation Nepal as a vulture conservation program officer. While at the university, his thesis and research was on vulture status and conservation threats in the district of Arghakhanchi which is important habitat for five endangered and critically endangered species of vultures.

For more information:

Click here for information on the Integrated Conservation of Critically Endangered Vultures in Arghakhanchi District, Nepal

Click here for information on the Strengthening the Local Communities for In-Situ Conservation of Critically Endangered Vultures in Western Mid-Hills of Nepal

Short YouTube video of my work

Bird Conservation Nepal
P.O. Box: 12465 Lazimpat, Kathmandu, Nepal  www.birdlifenepal.org
Lazimpat,  Kathmandu  Nepal
Phone: 977-9841959902
Email: krishna@birdlifenepal.org


   Research Interests

Raptor Ecology and Conservation.

Species of Interest: 
  • Neophron percnopterus
  • Gypaetus barbatus
  • Gyps bengalensis
  • Gyps himalayensis
  • Gyps tenuirostris
  • Sarcogyps calvus


   Publications

Bhusal, K.P. and K. Paudel. 2016. Distribution and breeding ecology of Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus in Nepal. Danphe 25:1-4       pdf

Paudel, K., T.H. Galligan, K.P. Bhusal, I. Thapa, R.J. Cuthbert, C.G.R.Bowden, R. Shah, and N.M.B. Pradhan. 2016. Paper 5: A decade of vulture conservation in Nepal. Proceedings of the Regional Symposium on Vulture Conservation in Asia, 30 May 2016, Karachi, Pakistan.       pdf

Paudel, K., T. Amano, R. Acharya, A. Chaudhary,H.S. Baral, Bhusal, K.P., I.P. Chaudhary, R.E. Green, R.J. Cuthbert and T.H. Galligan. 2016. Population trends in Himalayan Griffon in Upper Mustang, Nepal, before and after the ban on diclofenac. Bird Conservation International 26(3):286-292.

Bhusal K.P. 2015. Strengthening the Local Communities for In-Situ Conservation of Critically Endangered Vultures in Western Mid-Hills of Nepal. Final Report Submitted to The Rufford Foundation, UK.

Paudel, K., K.P. Bhusal, B. Nepali, A. Sadaula, and I.P. Chaudhary. 2014. Vulture Conservation in Nepal. Bird Conservation Nepal, Kathmandu.

Paudel, K., K.P.Bhusal, B. Nepali, A. Sadaula, and I.P. Chaudhary. 2014. NSAIDs: An Introduction. Bird Conservation Nepal, Kathmandu.

Dhakal, H., K.M. Baral, K.P. Bhusal and H.P. Sharma 2014. First record of nests and breeding success of Red-headed Vulture Sarcogyps calvus and implementation of Vulture Conservation Programs in Nepal. Ela Journal 3(3):9-15.

Bhusal, K.P. and H. Dhakal. 2014. Ecological Monitoring of Four Species of Vultures for Five Years(2010-2014) in Arghakhanchi, Nepal. Final Report Submitted to The Peregrine Fund, USA.       pdf

Bhusal, K.P. 2014. Exploratory Vulture Survey in Jajarkot District Nepal, Report Submitted to Bird Conservation Nepal. Unpublished

Bhusal K.P. 2011. Integrated Conservation of Critically Endangered Vultures in Arghakhanchi District, Nepal. Final Report Submitted to The Rufford Foundation, UK.

Bhusal, K.P. 2010. Survey of potential nesting sites of vultures in northern belt of Arghakhanch. Report submitted to Central Department of Zoology, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Kathmandu

Bhusal, K. P. 2010. Population status and breeding success of Himalayan Griffon, Egyptian Vulture and Lammergeier in Gherabhir, Arghakhanchi, Nepal. M.Sc thesis. Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal. Unpublished.       pdf

Paudel, K., Bhusal, K.P., Acharya, R., Chaudhary, A., Baral H.S., Chaudhary I.P., Green, R.G., Galligan T.H., 2016 Is the population trend of the Bearded Vulture Gypaetus barbatus in Upper Mustang, Nepal, shaped by diclofenac?



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