Bird Watching, Uttarakhand

Top Bird Watching Destinations in Uttarakhand

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. 

We have tried to list all the Important Bird Areas (IBA) of Uttarakhand, where you can find maximum species of birds.

Browse through the List of Best Places for Birding in Uttarakhand

Abbott Mount

Abbott Mount
Viewed 26,643 times

Asan Barrage

Asan Barrage
Viewed 12,359 times

Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary

Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary
Viewed 1,328 times

Binsar

Binsar
Viewed 139,601 times

Chakrata

Chakrata
Viewed 122,039 times

Chopta

Chopta
Viewed 382,788 times

Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park
Viewed 139,811 times

Dehradun Zoo, Malsi Deer Park

Dehradun Zoo, Malsi Deer Park
Viewed 13,642 times

Deoban

Deoban
Viewed 4,576 times

Deoria Tal

Deoria Tal
Viewed 23,274 times

Gangotri National Park

Gangotri National Park
Viewed 789 times

Govind Wildlife Sanctuary

Govind Wildlife Sanctuary
Viewed 5,492 times

Jageshwar

Jageshwar
Viewed 30,606 times

Jeolikot

Jeolikot
Viewed 9,891 times

Jharipani Fall

Jharipani Fall
Viewed 4,259 times

Kanakchauri

Kanakchauri
Viewed 3,714 times

Kanatal

Kanatal
Viewed 57,560 times

Naina Devi Bird Reserve

Naina Devi Bird Reserve
Viewed 901 times

Nanda Devi National Park

Nanda Devi National Park
Viewed 17,977 times

Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar

Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar
Viewed 1,658 times

Pangot

Pangot
Viewed 19,826 times

Rajaji Tiger Reserve

Rajaji Tiger Reserve
Viewed 27,472 times

Ramgarh

Ramgarh
Viewed 44,726 times

Sanjay Van

Sanjay Van
Viewed 1,260 times

Sankri Range

Sankri Range
Viewed 881 times

Valley of Flowers National Park

Valley of Flowers National Park
Viewed 397,663 times

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.