Birds are one of the most beautiful people
Bird watching is the study of birds, it is for the lovers who love to explore the aesthetics of nature.
And Birds are one of the most beautiful creatures on Earth, colored in different ways.
Every species of bird has its own unique color, shape, and size, their sweet voices are calls and songs in their language which are hard to learn by humans.
Bird watching is the best activity
Bird watching is the best activity or done for any purpose like photography, videography, and scientific study or just for pleasure.
Carry binoculars for observing birds clearly and it can also be done through the telescope or naked eyes but it needs a lot of patience and constancy.
This activity is often performed in the developed countries and there are many avid bird watchers in the history of Bird watching and a fabulous book John Gooders “Where to watch birds” became the bestseller.
Then these practices were enhanced and were done in a more efficient manner by covering larger areas to find different species of birds.
Bird watching in India
Around 10,000 species found all over the world. 1,250 of them are found in India and 50% of them are present in the Garhwal Himalayan region.
Here are many National Parks and Shelters a birdwatcher’s happiness.
“Uttarakhand” Paradise for Bird watching
50% of species are present in Uttarakhand and this place has an avocational variety which makes it a heaven for birding.
On every second Saturday of May “National Migratory Birds Day” celebrated in Uttarakhand,
it is the major attraction for the bird lovers and for the people who love to witness the pretty sights of birds flocking.
The Garhwal Himalayan region is highly rich in Flora and Fauna and has got excelling sights,
Bird watching becomes the cherry on top as seeing the diverse species in idyllic places becomes very beautiful.
Bird watching with “Himalayan Hikers”
People who love to explore aesthetics, we help them explore in a better way. With a large variety of treks,
we are also offering “Bird watching” an amusing activity which can also be done during the treks.
As we go to high altitude places, wealthy in Flora and Fauna you can find the diverse species of birds there.
The photographers can capture them in their lenses and grab some of the best shots or you can just simply stare at their colorful beauty.
We also organize special packages for “Bird watching” for the learning of the packages you can directly contact – 7579143813 (Mr. Kuldeep Rawat) (Marketing Manager)
Ethics of Bird watching
Observe the birds quietly do not disturb or harass them.
Do not destroy their nests or touch their eggs.
Instead of large groups go in small groups
Leave no item which will harm the birds or animals.
You need to be very careful during the breeding season of birds.
Do not be very loud or use sound tapes.
Rare species found in the Himalayan region
Himalayan Monal “State Bird of Uttarakhand”, Himalayan Quail. Himalayan Snowcock
Places for Bird watching in Garhwal
Har Ki Dun, Changsheel, Ruinsara Taal and treks which are in Govind Pashu Vihar National Park
Maldevta Thano – Dehradun
Chakrata Koti Kanasar – Dehradun
Mussoorie Benog, Suwakholi, Dhanaulti
Khirsu – Pauri Garhwal
Asan Timli – Dehradun
Agora, Barsu, Dayara – Uttarkashi
Devalsari Magra – Tehri Garhwal
Chilla Rajaji National Park – Dehradun and Pauri Garhwal
Deoriatal Chopta/ Rudraprayag
Written by – Tulika Negi