Best Bird Watching Places in Uttarakhand
Uttarakhand boasts more than 600 bird species due to its rich biodiversity. It has a temperate forest, coniferous forest, alpine & subalpine moist scrub, rich grassland, wetland & rivers which spur various bird species in the entire region. Although, there are some recognized best bird watching places in Uttarakhand. The best travel agents in Haridwar offer bird-watching tour packages that include the below-mentioned places. Go through them for more information.
Best Bird Watching Places in Uttarakhand
The pre-eminent bird watching Uttarakhand regions that are included in packages offered by travel agents in Haridwar include Corbett National Park, Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary, Mussorie - Aglar - Valley - Devalsari - Dhanaulti, Nainital - Sattal - Kilbury - Pangot, and Almora - Binsar - Mukteshwar.
Corbett National Park
The Corbett National Park is one of the most known and visited places in India for bird-watching. As the best travel agents in Haridwar, ABD Holidays offers you packages that include the place. The most identified areas at the Corbett National Park, Dhikala, Bijrani Zone, Marchula, Mohaan Kumeria, Mongoli Valley, Ramganga River, Kosi Barrage & Sitabani for bird watching. The common birds found in these regions include the Great Slaty Brown Dipper The Ramganga & Kosi Barrage. Some other bird species include raptors, vultures, river Lapwings, Ducks, Manganese, Egrets, waterfowls, Herons, Pallas Fishing, Red - Headed Vultures, Hawk Eagles, Crested Hawk-eagle, Himalayan Grey-headed Fishing Eagle, Black Eagles, Golden eagle are the most commonly found birds.
Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary:
The Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary is another well-known and visited place in India for bird-watching. As the best travel agents in Haridwar, ABD Holidays offers you packages that include the place. The specific areas for bird watching in Kedarnath Musk Deer Sanctuary are Chopta Trek, Mandal, Kanchula Kharak, Tunganath, Duggalbitta, and Mukkumath where more than 200 bird species are found. Common birds that are found include Great Barbet, Green Backed Tit, Black Lored Tit, red Headed Tit, White Browned Tit, Rusty Cheeked Scimitar Babbler, Blue Whistling Thrush, White Colored Blackbirds, Greater long Billed Thrush, Himalayan Pied Woodpecker, Rufous Bellied Pied Woodpecker, Slaty headed Parakeet, Bar Throated Minlas, Common Hill Partridge, Indian Pied Hornbill &, etc.
Mussorie - Aglar Valley - Suakholi - Devalsari - Thatyur - Dhanaulti
The trail of Mussorie, Aglar Valley, Devalsari, and Dhanaulti is not so highly popular, but a must-visit place in India for bird-watching. As the best travel agents in Haridwar, ABD Holidays offers you packages that include the place. The bird-watching trail of Mussorie, Aglar Valley, Devalsari, and Dhanaulti, boasts more than 200 bird species. Common birds that are found include Slaty headed Parakeet, Brown streaked Laughing Thrush, Black-Throated Thrush, Rufous Shrike, Plumbeous & White Capped Redstarts, White Breasted Kingfisher, Black Naped Pied Woodpecker, Brown Fronted Pied Woodpecker, Grey Headed Flycatcher, White Browned Blue Flycatcher, Rufous Tailed Flycatcher, Green Backed Tit, Red-headed tit, etc.
Nainital- Sattal-Pangot & Kilbury
The trail of Nainital- Sattal-Pangot & Kilbury is not so highly popular, but a must-visit place in India for bird-watching. As the best travel agents in Haridwar, ABD Holidays offers you packages that include the place. Nainital’s famous bird-watching spots include Snow Viewpoint, Tiffin Top, Hanumangarhi & adjacent renowned places like Sattal, Pangot & Kilbury, which house more than 200 bird species. Common birds that are found include Streaked Laughing thrush, Red-Billed Blue Magpie, Spotted & Slaty Backed Forktail, Rufous-bellied Woodpecker, Scaly bellied Woodpecker, Himalayan Woodpecker, Kalij Pheasant, Koklass Pheasant, Cheer-Pheasant, Plum Headed Parakeet & many more.
The entire circuit of Almora – Binsar - Mukteshwar is counted as one of the richest avifauna Species habitats in Asia and Binsar has been categorized as an important bird area by Birdlife International consisting of around 500 bird species. This is the reason why ABD Holidays, one of the best travel agents in Haridwar has included the place in their packages and itineraries. The notable bird species in the Almora – Binsar - Mukteshwar include Fork tails, Magpie, kingfishers, Woodpeckers, Great Barbet, Streaked Laughing Thrush, Blue whistling Thrush, Scaly Thrush, Himalayan pied Kingfisher, Green Backed Tit, Breasted Green Finch, Common Rosefinch, Grey Slaty Woodpecker, Grey Headed Woodpecker, Brown Fronted Woodpecker, Lesser Yellow-naped Woodpecker.
There are several other spots as well apart from the above-mentioned ones which are considered best for bird-watching. If you want to visit any of these places, opt for ABD Holidays packages as we are among the best travel agents in Haridwar. Visit our website to know more.