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Pangot is a small picturesque hamlet situated 15kms from Nainital city.It can be easily reached by a half n hour drive. The road to Pangot goes through the forested area of Cheena Peak, Snow View Point and Kilbury. Pangot is famous for bird watching and it has been popular with naturelovers, photographers and birders.
You can see different kinds of migratorybirds at Pangot. Birds from the upper Himalayan region fly down to thelower Himalayas to escape the harsh winter season. One can see a varietyof Himalayan species here such as lammergeyer, Himalayan griffon, blue-wingedminla, spotted & slaty-backed forktail, rufous-bellied woodpecker,rufous-bellied niltava, khalij pheasant, variety of thrushes etc. Almost150 bird species have been recorded at Pangot and in its surroundingareas. The numerous perennial & seasonal creeks are home to an amazingvariety of flora and fauna including the leopard, yellow-throated Himalayanmartins, Himalayan palm civet, ghoral, barking deer, sambhar etc. Pangotserves as an ideal retreat to enjoy isolation and wilderness by stayingclose to Mother Nature.
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