Bandhavgarh National Park is not only meant for the tiger tours but the park is featured with thousands of bird species letting you an opportunity for bird watching in the heart of India at the Vindhya Hills. The rich avi-fauna of the Vindhya ranges makes the locale more intriguing. The admixture of dense tropical forests, fields, scrub and wetland at Bandhavgarh brings the most captivating reasons for the birds to make this location their favorable habitat.
Along with that the riparian vegetation along streams and marshes is predominantly rich and thus brings a natural habitation for more than 150 species of birds in the prominent area of Bandhavgarh Reserve. At Bandhavgarh you can not only explore the different varieties of bird species but as a bird lover can also learn and appreciate the distinct features of these amazing flying creatures. Your bird watching tour at Bandhavgarh is really an appreciating approach to the crown of Madhya Pradesh i.e. the Bandhavgarh National Park.
Let us catch the checklist of these amazing creatures that can be found roaming freely at the astonishing vicinity of the Vindhya ranges:
Black Ibis, Brown Shrike, Long Tailed Shrike, Bay Backed Shrike, Common Iora, Lesser White Throat, Wooly Necked Stork, Crested Serpent Eagle, Pariah Kite, Changeable Eagle, White Eyed Buzzard, Yellow Crowned Woodpecker, Chestnut Shouldered , Shikra, Black Shouldered Kite, Rufous Treepie, Paddy Field Pipit, Richard’s Pipit, Tawny Pipit, Indian Moorhen, Common Wood, Shrike, Honey, Buzzard, Common, Kestra, Petronia, Plum, Headed, Parakeet, Alexandrine Parakeet, Rose Ringed Parakeet, White Browed Fantail Flycatcher, Black Naped Monarch, Verditor Flycatcher, Little Green Bee Eater, , Red Vented Bulbul, Common Myna, Pied Starling, Barhminy Starling, Barred Button Quail, Black Rumped Flameback, Tree Pipit, Olive Backed Pipit, Black Headed Oriole, Golden Oriole, , Pied Kingfisher, Comb Duck, Ruddy Shellduck, Common Sand Piper, Wood Sand Piper, Green Sand Piper, Temminck’s Stint, Eurasian Thicknee, Jungle Myna, Bank Myna, Magpie Robin, Indian Robin, Savanna Nightjar, Grey Headed Barbet, Crimson Breasted Barbet, Rufous Face Warbler, Little Cormorant, Black Redstart, Little Grebe, Jungle Bush Quail, Red Rumped Swallow, White Naped Woodpecker, White Breasted Waterhen, King Vulture, Bronze Wing Jacana, Lesser Whistling Teal, Asian Palm Swift, Wire Tail Swallow, Crested Tree Swift, Barn Swallow, Indian Bushlark, Ashy Crowned Sparrow , Lark, Rufous Tailed Lark, White Backed Vulture, Long Billed Vulture, Egyptian Vulture, Pond Heron, Ashy Prinia, Plain Prinia, Common Tailor Bird, Hoopoe, Red Wattled Lapwing, Yellow Wattled Lapwing, Gold Fronted Chloropsis, Tickell’s Blue Flycatcher, Asian Paradise Flycatcher, Indian Roller, Oriental Turtle , Dove, Eurasian Collared Dove, Spotted Dove, Red Turtle Dove, Laughing Dove, Jungle Babbler, Large Gray Babbler, Gray Francolin, Peacock, Red Jungle Fowl, Blue Rock Pigeon, Pale Billed Flowerpecker, Thick Billed Flowerpecker, Coucal, Purple Sunbird, Common Hawk Cuckoo, Indian Hawk Cuckoo, Yellow Footed Green Pigeon, Bronze Dove, Black Drongo, Racket Tailed Drongo, White Bellied Drongo, , Stone Chat, Pied Buchchat, Little Egret, Cattle Egret, Great Egret, Cotton Pygmy Goose, Grey Lag Geese (Rare), Sarus Crane, Grey Hornbill, Hume’s Warbler, Greenish Warbler, Common Chiff Chaff, Brown Fish Owl, Barn Owl, Short Eared Owl, Indian Scops Owl, , Spotted Owlet, Barred Jungle Owlet, Mottled Wood Owl (Calls), White Throated, Kingfisher, Common Kingfisher