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Kerala Bird Watching

Bird watching is a form of wildlife observation of birds, a recreational activity. We can watch by naked eye or camera. Listen the sounds of 322 species of birds here in Thattekad Bird Sanctuary. Malabar hornbill holidays provides a special packages for Kerala bird watching and thattekad bird watching View Special Package. Bird watching Morning, Evening and Night available.
Kerala Bird watching Places

1. Thattekad Bird sunctuary
2. Urulanthanni
3. Edamalayar
4. Cheekkode

Bird watching
  • Bird Watching Timings :- Mornin : 6.00 am to 10.00 am, Evening 3.30 pm to 6.30 pm and Night 8.00 pm to 10.30 pm.
  • Bird Photography  :- Carry your own camera for photography.
  • Rate :- Rs 1200.00/head including guide charge and entry fees.

About Dr. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary

Thattekkadu Bird Sanctuary, Kothamangalam, Ernakulam District, KeralaThattekad, a lowland forest with several types of eco-systems – Riverine, grasslands, evergreen, scrub, dry deciduous, lowland forest, enabling it to be one of the best birding destinations in India. This is also home to most of the endemics of the Western Ghats. The sanctuary is designed by the renowned ornithologist, Dr. Salim Ali. The Bombay Natural History Society has identified 253 species in Thattekkad. This bird sanctuary set in a peninsular land of 25 sq. km is covered with deciduous forests and plantations of rosewood, teak etc. Duration: 3 hours.

Thattekkad Bird Sanctuary, also known as the Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is one of the richest bird habitats in peninsular India, comparable only with the Eastern Himalayas. A trip through this sanctuary would certainly be a bonanza for any birder, with over 300 species found in a relatively small area of 25 sq kms. Some of the rarely seen species at Dr Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary are Mottled Wood Owl, Sri Lanka Frogmouth, Rusty-tailed Flycatcher, Indian Pitta, Sri Lanka bay Owl, White - bellied woodpecker, Malabar Trogon, Black Baza. One can find a larger number of Endemic species seen in Western Ghats here. Malabar Grey Hornbill, White- bellied Blue Flycatcher, Malabar Barbet, Malabar Parakeet, Flame-Throated Bulbul, Malabar Woodshrike, Crimson backed Sunbird, Nilgiri Flowerpecker, White-bellied Treepie, Rufous Babbler, Grey-fronted Green Pigeon, Grey-headed Bulbul are some of them. Checkout the complete list of birds.


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