A lone White-Bellied Heron (WBH) was sighted at Kurichhu on October 9, 2018 by Mr. Pema Tobgay, Park Range Officer of Phrumsengla National Park(PNP). Consequent to the sighting, the RSPN WBH team visited the site on October 23 to verify its presence and assess the surrounding environment. A juvenile WBH was observed feeding along the shallow river of Kurichhu, confirming it as a new habitat for WBH in Bhutan.