Bird Watching

Satpura Bird Watching Tour

A number of birds have made their home in Satpura Tiger Reserve and lots of them visit its nallah and water body each day. Our naturalists will be at service anytime to give guests some insight into local species and their behaviour. Some birds commonly spotted in the vicinity include Grey Hormbills, Malabar Pied Hornbills, Black Shouldered Kites, Tree Pies, Shikras and many others in Satpura Tiger Reserve.

What makes the National Park such a great birding destination?

It is home to a diverse ecosystem and, in addition, the Satpuras form one corridor of movement between the mountains of the Eastern Himalayas and the Western Ghats. It thus provides a habitat for migrant waterfowl, including Bar-headed Geese, the Pintail, the Garganey, the Pochard and the Ruddy Shelduck. Birds of prey such as the Black Eagle, the Rufous-bellied Eagle, the Shahin Falcon, Bonelli’s Eagle, and the Mountain Hawk Eagle have often been sighted. These are but a small sampling of a long list of more than 300 oft-spotted bird species. And we haven’t even begun talking about the rarer species.