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

List of Bird Sanctuaries, Birding Areas and Ramsar sites in India

list of bird sanctuaries in India

There are 10000 species of birds found all over the world. India is a birdwatching paradise with more than 1300 bird species recorded, with 72 of them being endemic to India. India is currently eight in the top 8 countries for the maximum number of bird species recorded. Four of the world’s 36 biodiversity hotspots … Read more

Sultanpur National Park – A Birder’s Paradise Near New Delhi

Healthy forests and wetlands stand sentry against the dangers of climate change, absorbing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and locking it away in plants, root systems and soil. Frances Beinecke A pocket of sheer abundance at the fringe of a major metropolis, Sultanpur National Park is treasure trove of avian riches which is often missed … Read more

The National Chambal Sanctuary – A Must Visit for Birders and Wildlife Enthusiasts

Bordering the rich states of Madhya Pradhesh and Rajasthan, the Chambal river is a labyrinth of ravines, scrubland and vast expanse of water. It is also home to a wide array of species including the some of the Earth’s most endangered species, the Indian Skimmer, Gharial and the Gangetic Dolphins. It hosts close to 330 … Read more

Local Communities of India and Birds

local communities of india and birds

Local Communities in India are the closest to wildlife in all its forms as the areas of residence between the two overlap greatly. Despite a need for greater understanding of the role and contribution of local communities in conservation, it is imprinted or has been consciously developed over time in India. Here, we take a … Read more