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10 Birding Hotspots In India


Birdwatching provides an individual with the opportunity to connect with nature. It can be done either with the naked eye or with the aid of binoculars and telescopes. However, to engage in the hobby of birdwatching, it is important to know the spots where birds of different species gather. There are a few places in India where birds from around the world migrate during different months of the year. Visiting these spots during such times can be a rich experience for any avid bird watcher. If you are also interested in birding, flip through our ClipBook to know about 10 spots where you can head to for birdwatching.


Kutch, Gujarat

Tucked away in the north western corner of India and bordering Pakistan and the Indian states of Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, Gujarat is a great bird-watching destination in India.

Thattekkadu (Thattekad) Bird Sanctuary, Kerala

Thattekad or Thattekkadu Bird Sanctuary is located in south-west India, in Kerala's Ernakulam District. It is the only bird sanctuary in Kerala and was set up in 1983.

Keoladeo Ghana National Park, Rajasthan

Keoladeo Ghana National Park, popularly known as Bharatpur is India's best known bird sanctuary. This 28.7 square kilometre mixed wetland, woodland, grass and scrub is home to 400 plus species of birds.

Lava, West Bengal

Close to North Bengal's border with western Bhutan lies a stretch of pristine forest shrouded in cloud and mist. This mature moist evergreen biotope covers an altitude range from 1600m to 2500m..

Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary, Arunachal Pradesh

Eaglenest Wildlife Sanctuary is located in the Himalayan foothills of West Kameng District of Arunachal Pradesh and is spread across 218 sq. km. Approximately 500 species of birds are known to exist here.

Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand

Corbett National Park and Tiger Reserve lies 280 km north-east of New Delhi in the Nainital and Pauri Garhwal districts of Uttaranchal. Named after the celebrated hunter turned naturalist, Jim Corbett who immortalized the area through his famous b...

Nainital, Pangot And Sattal

The Himalayan resort town of Nainital is situated in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand state, at an elevation of roughly 2000m. The village of Pangot is located about 15 km away.


The coastal state of Goa is the land of emerald beaches and dark hills covered in deep forests. Located in the Konkan region of the Central west coast of India, Goa is wedged between the Arabian Sea on the west and the Western Ghats (Sahayadri ran...

Little Rann Of Kutch, Gujarat

The Wild Ass Sanctuary at Little Rann of Kutch (Kachchh) is located in north-west India, in Gujarat's Surendranagar, Rajkot, Patan, Banaskantha and Kachchh districts. Spread over 4,954 sq. km, the Sanctuary is part of the Little Rann of Kutch (LRK...

Kaziranga National Park, Assam

Kaziranga National Park in Assam has to be the most beautiful and attractive place you can choose to visit in north-eastern India. An UNESCO World Heritage Site, Kaziranga's 470 sq kms of lush green flood plains is home to some of the most fascina...

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