Birding in West Sikkim Labdang Village:
Labdang is one of the small Himalayan Gurung heritage villages. It is about 130 km away from Gangtok at an elevation 1,898 meters and is a unique and adventure holiday spot in west Sikkim. Labdang is one of the nearest adventure destinations in Gayzing district, West Sikkim, from Gangtok city. Labdang village is located under the 40th World Heritage Khangchendzonga National Park in Sikkim, at the heart of the Himalayan range in northern India (State of Sikkim). It includes a unique diversity of flora and fauna, including the third highest peak of the world the Mount Khangchendzonga 8,585 meters. Labdang is the haven for bird’s watchers and lies at the end of the Kasturi round trek and on the trek trail to Laharingpok Holy cave. One is likely to spot the Rock Dove, Hill Pigeon, Wood Pigeon, Oriental Turtle Dove, Black Drongo, Magpie Red billed Leiothrix, Loten’s Sunbird, mrs gould.jpg, Monal, Blue-fronted Redstart, Striped Throated Yuhina, Grey Bushchat, Blue-capped rock thrush, Blue-capped Rock thrush, Black-Throated sunbird, Mrs Gould’s Feeding in flight, Black-Throated sunbird, Fire-Tailed Sunbird, Streak-Throated Barwing, Gould’s Sunbird, Gould’s Sunbird floral, Green Back Tit, Rufous Sibia, Oriental white eye, Rufous Sibia, Striped-Throated Yuhina, Spot winged Grosbeak, Great Barbet, White-rumped Munia, Grey Bushchat, Blue-fronted Redstar, Whiskered Yuhnia, Large Niltava, Whiskered Yuhina, Striped Throated Yuhina, Dark-Throated Thrush, Grey Bushchat, White capped water redstart, Green backed Tit, Plumbeous water redstart, Blue Whistling Thrush, Common Hoppoe, Verditer Flycatcher, etc.