Bird watching is one of the most popular recreation activities that include wildlife observation. Avid birdwatchers spot and document various species of birds by listening for bird sounds as many birdspecies are more easily detected and identified by ear than by eye. Bird watching can be done with naked eye or though visual enhancement devices like binoculars or telescopes.
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Uttarakhand is a birdwatcher’s paradise. This Himalayan state is home to large number of birds species, both resident and migratory. There are many places in Uttarakhand which are ideal for bird watching. Pangot, Ramgarh, Binsar, Jeolikot and Jageshwar are some of the tourist places in Uttarakhand that are known to be favorite hangout for avid birdwatchers and nature enthusiasts.
More than 500 species of birds have been documented in the high altitude regions of Uttarakhand. Some of the often-sighted birds in Uttarakhand are Himalayan monal, Cheer pheasant, red Helen, jungle babbler and great slaty woodpecker.