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 26,654 times

Asan Barrage

Asan Barrage
Viewed 12,365 times

Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary

Askot Musk Deer Sanctuary
Viewed 1,334 times

Binsar

Binsar
Viewed 139,607 times

Chakrata

Chakrata
Viewed 122,045 times

Chopta

Chopta
Viewed 382,802 times

Corbett National Park

Corbett National Park
Viewed 139,817 times

Dehradun Zoo, Malsi Deer Park

Dehradun Zoo, Malsi Deer Park
Viewed 13,648 times

Deoban

Deoban
Viewed 4,582 times

Deoria Tal

Deoria Tal
Viewed 23,280 times

Gangotri National Park

Gangotri National Park
Viewed 795 times

Govind Wildlife Sanctuary

Govind Wildlife Sanctuary
Viewed 5,498 times

Jageshwar

Jageshwar
Viewed 30,612 times

Jeolikot

Jeolikot
Viewed 9,918 times

Jharipani Fall

Jharipani Fall
Viewed 4,265 times

Kanakchauri

Kanakchauri
Viewed 3,720 times

Kanatal

Kanatal
Viewed 57,567 times

Naina Devi Bird Reserve

Naina Devi Bird Reserve
Viewed 907 times

Nanda Devi National Park

Nanda Devi National Park
Viewed 17,983 times

Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar

Neel Dhara Pakshi Vihar
Viewed 1,664 times

Pangot

Pangot
Viewed 19,845 times

Rajaji Tiger Reserve

Rajaji Tiger Reserve
Viewed 27,478 times

Ramgarh

Ramgarh
Viewed 44,732 times

Sanjay Van

Sanjay Van
Viewed 1,266 times

Sankri Range

Sankri Range
Viewed 887 times

Valley of Flowers National Park

Valley of Flowers National Park
Viewed 397,671 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.