Few bird watching sites in India that will simply mesmerize you

In our cosmopolitan existence where we always live with the sounds of buses and trams, listening to the beautiful song of a bird is beyond our imagination. Therefore, enjoying the beauty of nature and waking up with the chirping of birds are something we always wait for. When our cosmopolitan existence feels suffocated, we want to go somewhere close to nature and natural creatures. It feels so good to find ourselves in the middle of a huge variety of birds. So, if you are willing to witness the birds in abundance, or feel amazed by their songs, some places in India won’t disappoint you. In this article, we’ll talk about a few of such bird watching places which will be nothing but a treat to your tired soul. So, let’s look at these places in detail –

Jim Corbett, the oldest national park

This national park from Uttarakhand is literally a paradise for bird watchers. Located in Nainital District, it is actually a heaven where you can find more than five hundred species of birds. The beauty of the park is enhanced by the sweet chirping of the birds and the pure green landscape of the dense forests. Winter is the ideal time to be there because of the presence of a large number of migratory birds. From the mid of March to April end can also be the ideal time for going there. Places like Solluna Resorts and Kalagarh Dam are some of the principal attractions in this park.

Chilka Lake Bird Sanctuary, Odisha

Do you want to witness Asia’s largest inland sea water lagoon? Odisha’s Chilka lake bird sanctuary is the only place for you. This pear-shaped lake of 1100 square kilometers is the largest ground for migratory birds. Therefore it is one of the favorite destinations for the bird watchers as each year so many different species use to migrate from different places. Some of them are like sea eagles, greylag geese and purple moorhen. It is also famously known as the world’s largest breeding colony of flamingos. You can easily avail a boat cruise to explore the sanctuary which will be highly adventurous.

Sultanpur Bird Sanctuary, Haryana

Located in Gurgaon, it is also famous for the colorful bird species. It also has a shallow lake made of fresh water where you can easily spot a variety of birds. Winter is the ideal time to enjoy this colorful landscape with birds.

So, you are advised not to forget a good pair of binoculars and a professional guide who can make your experience unique.


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