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Bird Watching in Andaman

The Andaman & Nicobar are a group of picturesque Islands, big and small, inhabited and also uninhabited, a total of 572 islands, islets as well as rocks lying in the South Eastern Part of the Bay of Bengal. They lie along an arc in long and narrow broken chain, around North-South over a distance nearly 800 kms. The isolation has helped evolve a large number of endemic birds on these islands. On the Andaman Islands Birding Tour, we will be going to the Andaman Island searching for these birds especially the endemics - overall of 20 in number. However considering that five take place just on the Nicobars (currently off-limits to foreigners), just 17 would be viewed.

There are few places to sightseeing birds in Andaman and to make an excellent early morning calls you have to visit the popular wildlife reserves for birding holidays like Chidiya tapu which is located in the southernmost part of Andaman Island. This place is also known to as a heaven for digital photography because of its attractive sundown as well as view of the bird among the unspoiled nature. Other worthy bird enjoying locations to go to in Andaman is Mount Harriet National Park as well as Saddle Peak National Park. These parks are prime destinations to go to for the nature fans to witness as well as explore the various birding sites and also some lovely birds.

Where to go

The marshes in Port Blair in Andaman are home to a several species of birds consisting of native to the island ones. (Native to the island birds are those that come from the region). It has very easy accessibility from Port Blair as well as gives a fantastic sight of neighborhood flaura and fauna.

Chidiya tapu (The Island of birds) is additionally called the "Heaven of Photography". It is one the best places in Andaman to obtain sunset shots and also view regional bird species amidst pristine nature.

Which is best time For Birding?

The peak period for birding is from November to February.

3 Best Places for Bird Watching in Andaman

Best areas visited during the Andaman Birding Tour are:

Chidiya Tapu

Anyone who loves birds need to plan trip to Chidiya Tapu of Andaman. It is also stated to as the Bird Island. Chidiya Tapu is situated 25Km away from Port Blair. Chidiya Tapu is recognized for wide group of birds such as Drongos, Hanging Parrot, Long Tailed and Red Breasted Parakeets, Emerald Dove, Green Pigeons etc.

Parrot Island

It is a tiny uninhabited Island located near Baratang jetty. What makes it attractive for tourist is the secret that this island holds, which calls thousands of parrots every evening. On this beautiful island each night hundreds of parrots flock together and also roost here. They leave this island next early morning. This island is now a roosting ground for numerous parakeets, the birds that involve Parrot Island are called parakeets as they are varied groups.

Mount Harriet

Its natural charm and beauty attracts lots of site visitors. The avifauna of the park is really abundant as well as diverse as a result of thick forests. The greenery everywhere provides you immense feel that you are in a deep forest. One can have a glimpse of various types of birds from this factor. Watch the attractive birds in their natural habitat and be mesmerized by their divine beauty. The park is likewise a butterfly hotspot.