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India is of one of the most enthralling birding destinations in the world. Being a country that exhibits such a versatile geography, it encompasses landscapes that weave into one another with great finesse. Endowed with montane forests, rolling grasslands, wetlands to serene evergreen forests and deserts, it is no surprise that the land is conducive for a medley of remarkable bird species that thrive here. The Indian subcontinent harbours close to 1300 species with over 60 species found nowhere else our planet. It is therefore a true treasure trove for any enthusiast bitten by the ‘bird watching bug’.
At India Bird Watching, our aim is project the resplendent show of birds across the many natural wonders of the country. With an expertise in crafting tours that include ideal birding hotspots accompanied with highly skilled naturalists and guides, we ensure that you receive the complete birding experience, whether it is to maximize your bird checklist and photograph them or dive into a plethora of other wildlife and cultural expeditions.
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India is haven for resident and migratory birds alike. With a bird count over 10,000 species worldwide, the country constitutes almost 12% of the species found on our planet. With countless habitats at their disposal, the number of species seen here are a testament to the rich biodiversity the country possesses.
It has over 60 species that are endemic to the subcontinent. Some included are the Red and Painted Spurfowl in Central India, the Malabar Barbet and the Malabar Grey Hornbill of South India. While the Narcondam Hornbill can be seen in the Andaman Islands apart from a host of other species.
The best time to visit India for birding is between the months of October and April. In addition to the variety of resident species, migratory waterfowl, raptors, starlings & other passerines and a host of other species are also to be seen all around the Indian countryside.
The primary birding habitats in India can be roughly categorized into forests, scrub, grassland & farmland, deserts and wetlands, each of these nurtures a distinctive population of bird species which are varied from those found in other habitats.
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