occupy a very significant place in Indian culture
and tradition. The steed of Lord Vishnu, the Preserver
of the Universe, is a giant bird. The epic Ramayana
tells of an injured bird trying to rescue the kidnapped
wife of Lord Rama.
The bird song of the koel signifies the end of winter.
The cawing of a crow indicates the arrival of guests
- the inclusion of birds in myths and superstitions
No wonder - there are more than 1200 species of birds
in nearly 2100 forms native to India with a large
number of migratory birds visiting during the winter
There are a number of wildlife sanctuaries in the
country where the bird enthusiast can see the wonder
of Indian avian life. For instance, the Bharatpur
bird sanctuary whose marshes provide a huge breeding
area for native water birds and a temporary home to
a large number of migratory birds, including the Siberian
crane in the winter months. The adjoining Thar Desert
boasts of the Great Indian bustard while the Corbett
National Park in the foothills of the Himalayas houses
585 species of birds, greater than the total number
of bird species found in Europe, in an area of just
about 520 sq km.
Andaman and Nicobar’s six national parks and
over ninety wildlife sanctuaries, about 250 species
and sub-species of birds can be seen. Some of the
wildlife sanctuaries a keen birdwatcher should visit
and the birds which can be seen there.
BIRDS OF KANGRA VALLEY
- Kangra Valley
take you on an exciting journey to soothe your
eyes with the glimpses of the most beautiful
and exotic birds ever seen, presenting you the
perfect Bird watching tour that you will cherish
has been well known for it's charming natural
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WATCHING IN PUNJAB
Headworks Sanctuary, Punjab
The Harike Headworks Sanctuary is a good place
to see birds like the Duck, Pochard, Teal, Coot
and Waterhen. The best time to visit is from
October to March.
Season: October to March.
Prominent Birds: Duck, Pochard, Teal, Coot,
Valley-Puga-Tso Moriri-Tso Kar
11 nights & 12 days
Best Time to Visit: May-June
- Narkanda - Sangla - Sarahan - Tirthan Valley
- Banjar Valley
11 Nights / 12 Days Tour