Rajaji National Park - The Bird watcher's Paradise
In a ritual at the advent of winter birds from the upper Himalayas
descend to the reserve and colonies every available niche in the
The Rajaji National Park is transformed in to one of the finest
ornithological retreats in the world truly a visit to Rajaji
National Park is a bird watcher's dream come true.
The Rajaji National Park with its rich biogeography & diversity is
home to more than 400 species of birds which is approximately
is half of the total species found in the entire Indian subcontinent
One can see Parakeets, Owls , Orioles ,Babblers, Cuckoos , Bulbuls,
Doves Thruses, Bee eaters, Rollers , Flycatchers , Warblers , Robins
, Chats , Finches, Fork tailes , Hornbills , Kingfishers and many
many more .
it is also possibly one of the best places in the world for
observing birds of prey, about 50 species out of the total 70 odd
species found in south east Asia live in the Rajaji National Park
the numerous water bodies inside the Rajaji National Park provide
and ideal habitat for ducks and other waters birds.
Many of these birds are migratory birds and Rajaji National Park
forms a natural cross road And meeting point for birds of high
altitude areas ,plains and eastern and western regions.
Because of this unique location the bird population is pretty high
throughout the year with winter visitors ,summer visitors
,altitudinal migrants , passage migrants ,local migrants etc. This
bird's paradise Rajaji National Park is eminently rewarding , all
one need is a pair of binoculars for hours , good camera with zoom
lenses and even days of fascinated bird watching.