Blue sheep
blue sheep in yak kharka

Himalayan Blue Sheep

Common Name: Himalayan Blue Sheep
Scientific Name: Pseudois nayaur
Nepali Name: Nawar (नाउर )
Size: 80-90cm (height)
Location: Yak Kharka, Manang, Nepal


There is a high chance of sighting these animals when going trekking in regions like Manang and other high altitude areas. A main food source for the snow leopards these Himalayan Blue Sheep were grazing in the slopes of Yak Kharka when I was mountain biking around that area.