Kanha abounds in forest birds besides some species of grassland and wetland habitats. A large part of bird watching takes place during the tiger safaris in the open jeeps in the tourism area. Birding in Kanha periphery adds to the list as it takes place in a diverse habitats.
Known more for its magnificent tigers, Kanha is one of the finest birding destinations in India. Forest birds abound at Courtyard House, the neighboring fields, wetlands and forests offer a diverse habitat. Birding treks along with our bird guide yields stunning avian all around.
Including migrants there are more than two hundred fifty species at Kanha National Park. Forest and grassland birds are found in plentiful.
The habitat in the core zone comprises of grasslands, pure Sal, bamboo and mixed forest zones. Small rivulets and wetlands abound in the critical tiger habitat. Trekking is not allowed inside the park hence bird watching takes place on open jeeps on safari.
Our birding guide will escort you to the best birding spots especially in the mixed forest zones. He is solely dedicated to you to make your expedition a big success.
Some of jewels of Kanha are red jungle fowl, painted francolin, black naped monarch, Asian paradise flycatcher, Malabar pied hornbill, common gray hornbill, red avadavat, crested hawk eagle, serpent eagle, honey buzzard, grey headed fishing eagle, osprey, Pallas's fishing eagle, Indian pitta, white rumped shama, gold mantled chloropsis, Tickell's blue flycatcher, Jerdon's leaf bird, plum headed parakeet, Alexandrine Parakeet, brown fish owl, tawny eagle owl, mottled wood owl, barred jungle owlet, Indian scops owl, spotted owlet, bar winged flycatcher shrike, pied bush chat, common stone chat, small minivet, scarlet minivet, black rumped flameback, white naped woodpecker, yellow crowned woodpecker, Hume's warbler, sulphur bellied warbler, greenish warbler, rain quail, common bush quail, ashy prinia, common tailor bird, plain prinia and many more.
The forests of Kanha never cease to surprise. On your expedition what waits you. A big bundle of surprise.Kanha Bird Checklist: