Bird Watching Tours
Rajasthan is one of the most preffered destination for Bird watchers in India. The Lakes, ponds, marshlands and grasslands are a heaven for bird lovers. In Rajasthan you can found around 550 species of birds and most of these are residents. The best place for bird Watching in Rajasthan is Keoladeo National Park situated in Bharatpur. It has more than 400 species of birds and more than 130 of them breed inside the park. Being a unique bird place, the UNSECO has recognized it as a world heritage site. Bharatpur National Park (Keoladeo National park) is truly a paradise of feathered life which provides unlimited opportunities of bird watching.
There are varipus other lakes and ponds, spread over the Rajasthan offer the enthusiast an opportunity to watch the activities of the birds. The major wetlands other than Bharatpur for Bird Watching are Kukas,Kalah, Bund, Buchora Chandi, Chhaparwara and Ramgarh in Jaipur, Silislerh Jaisamand and Mansarover in Alwar, Ana Sagar and Faterhsagar in Ajmer, Jaisamand, Pichhola and Badi ka Talab in Udaipur, Balsamand and Sardar Samand in Jodhpur, Bassi Dam in Chittaurgarh and Meja Dam in Bhilwara.
In India and Rajasthan the best season for bird watching starts with the onset of winter marshlands and lakes are inhabited by migratory birds as well as resident birds. In salt-water lakes, flamingos are also found, like in Pachpadra near Barmer and Sambhar near Jaipur. Bird watching is a hobby which has minimum requirements. All you need is a binocular.