Birds in Corbett National Park
About Birds Watching Corbett:
To discover the Himalayan birds, the charming hill station of Nainital in the Kumaon hills is the ideal place. The forest altitude 400 m to 2600 m, giving the entire area a various bird life. An amazing 640 type have been found here.
Jim Corbett National Park is very well-known for a unique range of bird’s life. You can find here local as well as drifter type. At Corbett, you must visit the moderately new convergence of the rivers Mandal and Ramganga. The forest is regular by the Ultramarine Flycatcher, Long-tailed Broadbill and Blue-winged Minla. Little and Spotted Forktails, Brown Dipper and the Slaty, are easy to see, as are the Long-billed Thrush and Common Green Magpie
Dhikala/Gairal, is the heart of the Corbett National Park. The grassland of Dhikala is the best place for bird watching. More than 50 type’s birds are found here. Large owls include the Brown Fish Owl and the rare Tawny Fish Owl. You can also see Hen Harrier, Red Avadavat, Bright-headed Cisticola, Chestnut-capped Babbler and Grass Owl.
In winters, the Ramganga Lake is full by waders, herons, ducks, and egrets in large numbers. Pallases and Osprey Fish Eagle are also commonly seen here. The river Kosi is a best place to view the Great Thicknee, the Ibisbill, and Wall Creeper.
List of Birds in Jim Corbett National Park:
Lineated Barbet, Bluethroated Barbet, Crimsonbreasted Barbet, Blacknaped Green Woodpecker, Lesser Goldenbacked Woodpecker, Longtailed Broadbill, Golden Oriole, Storkbilled Kingfisher, Species of Forktails, Darter, Brown Dipper, Crested Hawk Eagle Little Green Heron, Long-tailed Broadbill, Maroon Orioles, Pond Heron, Booted Hawk Eagle, Pallas Fishing Eagle, Himalayan Greyheaded Fishing Eagle, Cinerous Vulture, Crested Serpent Eagle, Kestrel, Black Partridge, Kaleej Pheasant, Red Junglefowl, Common Peafowl, Himalayan Pied Kingfisher, Lesser Pied Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher, Blackheaded Oriole, Green Beeater, Indian Roller, Great Pied Hornbill, Hoopoe, Common Grey Hornbill, Broadbilled Roller, Indian Pied Hornbill, Great Hill Barbet, Redwattled Lapwing, Spurwinged Lapwing, Pintailed Green Pigeon, Blue Rock Pigeon,Turtle Dove, Whitebreasted Kingfisher, Chestnutheaded Beeater, Bluetailed Beeater, Rufous Turtle Dove, Alexandrine Parakeet, Roseringed Parakeet, Common Myna, Indian Ring Dove, Spotted Dove, Emerald Dove, lossomheaded Parakeet, Common Hawk, Black Drongo, Greyheaded Myna, Rosy Pastor, Bronzed Drongo, etc.
Best Time for Birds Watching:
Winter and summer seasons are ideal to visit Jim Corbett National Park. But only for birding purpose the best time duration is September to March.