Bird Watching In India
Bird Watching in India Bird Watching Tours India
Mudumalai Wild Life Sanctuary / Bandipur National park is best suited for bird watching and is home to many varieties of birds.
Some of the birding spots around Jungle Home
At Jungle Home Campus
The red flower tree near the rabbit cage
Crimson backed Sun Bird
The trees behind the goose shed
Common birds include purple sun birds, common myna, jungle myna, babbler, spotted dove, vernal hanging parrot, malabar parakeet, plum headed parakeet, blue winged parakeet, indian robin, greenish leaf warbler, common tailor bird, oriental white eye, oriental magpie robin (resident), red vented / red whiskered bulbul, bee eaters, common golden backed woodpecker, common iora, golden fronted leaf bird, crested serpant eagle, changeable hawk eagle, yellow browed bulbul, grey wagtail, indian coucal, scarlet minivet, eurasian golden oriole, white cheeked barbet, coppersmith barbet, nilgiri fly catcher, verditer fly catcher, black lored yellow tit, great tit, black drango, greater raquet tailed drongo, white bellied drongo, malabar horn bill, indian treepie, brown shrike, bar winged fly catcher shrike, grey jungle fowl, indian pitta, little-scally bellied green woodpecker, white breasted kingfisher, velvet fronted nut hatch, heart spotted woodpecker, Small Green Bee Eater, White Browed Wagtail
On the path to the good shepard farm just where their electric fencing on the left side starts Malabar whistling thrush, red spur fowl, rufus fronted prinia are spotted
On the way to Deep Jungle home near the bridge on the stream malabar laughing thrush (As sighted by Dr. Raguram)
In Deep Jungle Home Along the forest border path)
All the above mentioned birds plus white shouldered kite, large cuckoo shrike, common hawk cuckoo, Malabar Trogan (rare)
Bird Photographs in this page have been shot by J. Balamurugan, B. Nivedita
Services of experienced naturalist Mr. Sudesan Kuttappan aka Kuruvi Kuttan can be arranged on request.