Top 5 Birding Sites in Western Himalayas in India

best birding destinations in western himalayas

The Western Himalayas boast an array of captivating destinations for bird enthusiasts, each offering unique avian experiences. Among the top five birding destinations in this picturesque region are Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, Pangot, Sattal, Chail, and Pong Dam. These locations, renowned for their diverse habitats and rich biodiversity, provide an exceptional opportunity to witness an extensive … Read more

Top ten Ramsar sites in India to visit for birding

Top ten Ramsar sites in India to visit for birding

What are the Ramsar Sites? Concerned about the declining state of wetlands worldwide, nations came together to address this issue by signing a convention aimed at safeguarding and preserving internationally significant wetlands. The convention, which was adopted in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971 and became effective in 1975, has garnered participation from nearly … Read more

Top 5 Migratory Birds in India

Eurasian teal in Top 5 migratory birds in India

Bird migration refers to the regular seasonal movement of birds between their breeding and non-breeding (wintering) grounds. Many species of birds undertake long-distance migrations, traveling thousands of kilometers each year to reach their wintering grounds in search of food, a better climate, and breeding opportunities. Birds migrate to India for a variety of reasons, including: … Read more

FAQs for Birding in India – Destinations, Species, Do’s & Don’ts, Camera & Equipment

Birding and birdwatching in India Tour

What are the best places for birding in India? Some of the best places for birding in India include Bharatpur Bird Sanctuary in Rajasthan, Keoladeo National Park, Chilika Lake in Odisha, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary in Karnataka, Kumarakom Bird Sanctuary in Kerala, and Kaziranga National Park in Assam.   What are some common bird species found … Read more

Northeast India Birding – Assam, Arunachal, Meghalaya, Manipur

Green-billed Malkoha

North East India is one of the biologically richest regions in the world since it serves as the geographical “gateway” for much of India’s flora and fauna. The northeastern region of India has the highest floristic variety and, as a result, has a wealth of priceless genetic resources. Two major birding areas in the northeast … Read more

Birding at Night

Nightfall brings about a special transition within nature that is unseen by most of us. There is a mystery regarding the happenings and dwellings of nocturnal beings that eludes our own diurnal nature, but as one uncovers the signs and the sounds of what resides when the sun is at rest, it stirs up curiosity … Read more

Community Protection for Indian Skimmers

“Conservation is a state of harmony between men and land.” Aldo Leopold The Indian subcontinent is land gifted with ribbons of meandering rivers, cutting through geological formations to shape the landscape over millions of years. Along with these large river ecosystems, marshes, lakes, estuaries and countless other water bodies are dotted across the country presenting … Read more